E.g., 10/20/2020
E.g., 10/20/2020

Country Resource - Luxembourg

Luxembourg

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  • Population..........................................................................628,381 (July 2020 est.)
  • Population growth rate ..................................................................1.8% (2020 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................11.6 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
  • Death rate..................................................7.3 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................13.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
  • Ethnic groups*..........Luxembourger 51.1%, Portuguese 15.7%, French 7.5%, Italian 3.6%, Belgian 3.3%, German 2.1%, Spanish 1.1%, British 1%, other 14.6% (2019 est.)

Ethnic group note: data represent population by nationality

CIA World Factbook

Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

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Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

Schengen eliminated border controls between European countries, and established a common external border. MPI's Julia Gelatt explains the changes brought by Schengen and the effects Schengen has had on European border control, visa, and asylum policies.