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GDP growth was relatively satisfactory in the 2nd quarter of 2014. Although the quarterly national accounts have been significantly revised, the new results do not substantially affect the economic momentum observed, specifically the recovery was has been underway since mid-2012. However, while activity held up favourably in the first half of 2014, the economic climate has been worsening since the summer.
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Unemployment rate in september 2014: 7.2%
22-10-2014 | Agence pour le développement de l’emploi news

On September 30st 2014, Luxembourg had 17 953 registered unemployed residents. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.2 %.
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Entrepreneurship in 2013
21-10-2014 | Statnews 38/2014

The purpose of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor research program is to explore and assess the contribution of entrepreneurship to economic growth. The creation of a harmonized database and questionnaires allows a comparisons between countries and over time. In 2013, 2 000 persons in Luxembourg and 197 000 persons worldwide were interviewed.
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Business trips of residents in 2013
20-10-2014 | STATEC news

In 2013, 20% of the resident population made a least one business trip with at least one overnight stay. After a slight decline in 2010, business trips restarted in 2011, reaching in 2013 the highest level ever...
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STATEC publishes today the first estimates of the gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2014, as well as revised figures for the previous quarters and the years 2000-2012. The GDP in volume increased by +3.2% during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter in 2013, and by +0.7% compared to the previous quarter.
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Labour and social cohesion report 2014
13-10-2014 | Statnews 36/2014

Employment goes up, but the unemployment rate also: since the financial crisis, employment growth slowed substantially in Luxembourg. From 2009 to 2014, employment continues however to rise by 2.0% on average annually. The standard of living stagnates: the nominal median income continues to increase in recent years, but at rates that are insufficient to compensate for the loss of purchasing power due to inflation. With 15.9%, the at-risk-of-poverty rate is higher than the 2009 level.
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In general, consumer prices surveyed by STATEC in September are not very dynamic. The monthly decrease of 0.09% compared to August was mainly due to a seasonal movement on package holidays and air transport following the end of the summer holidays. The annual inflation falls from 0.6% to 0.3%.
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New publication: « Le logement en chiffres »
07-10-2014 | STATEC / Observatoire de l'habitat news

STATEC and the « Observatoire de l’Habitat » of the Ministry of Housing launched a new publication entitled "Le logement en chiffres". This publication contains the latest statistics on officially registered apartment prices. In addition, brief analyses on specific topics are presented in the last part of the publication. This new series will be published twice a year.
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35% of victims report that acts of violence have had a strong emotional impact on them. Seniors are less often victims of crime than younger people, but their emotional response is more often a strong one. Similarly, women are less frequently victims of crime than men, but if they experience crimes, their emotional reaction is stronger. People who had strong emotional reactions to the crimes they have experienced feel less safe in their neighborhood and believe they are more vulnerable to other crimes.
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The agreement aims to establish and promote scientific, academic and cultural cooperation and collaboration in research. In practice, it is intended to exchange researchers and participate in international research programs in social sciences.
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Life expectancy in Luxembourg
30-09-2014 | STATEC news

At the moment, the life expectancy at birth is 84.3 years for women and 79.9 years for men. Since 30 years, the increase is 9.9 years for men and 7.6 years for women. Luxembourg is in the leading European countries in terms of life expectancy...
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