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Facts, Figures and statistics about Luxembourg

549 kg of honey

According to the Luxembourg City Magazine, “549 kg of the City of Luxembourg’s honey were extracted from 34 beehives in 2017. 34 beehives are managed by the City of Luxembourg, and 12 other by the Abbaye de Neumünster and the Musée national d’histoire naturelle in the Grund.”   

21% are smokers

21% of Luxembourg’s population are smokers, according to Luxemburger Wort. Other interesting numbers: Only 16% of smokers smoke every day. One of two smokers want to quit smoking. Most smokers are between 25 and 34 years old. 43% smoke between 10 and 20 cigarettes per day.

600.000 people

According to Luxembourg Times, “Luxembourg has broken the 600,000-inhabitant barrier”. “Statec said more than 602,000 people, as at 1 January 2018, were living within the Grand Duchy. Over the course of 2017, the country’s population grew by nearly 11,340, including net migration of 10,548. Using figures from the National Register of Physical Persons, Statec found …

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Female Scientists

Luxembourg worst in EU on percentage of female scientists. According to Luxembourg Times, “Luxembourg has the lowest percentage of female scientists and engineers in the whole of the European Union (EU), Eurostat has said. According to findings published by the EU statistics office, only one-quarter of people working as scientists or engineers in Luxembourg are …

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Safe Country

Luxembourg is one of the ten safest countries to be born. According to Delano and a report by Unicef, “While infants in countries like Luxembourg, Japan and Iceland have some of best survival rates, those in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of south Asia face much poorer odds. (…) According to Unicef: Highest newborn mortality rates …

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