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During the year 2013, the population of the Grand Duchy, calculated by STATEC, increased by 12 641 people to reach 549 680 inhabitants at 1 January 2014. Over 80% of the increase of the population is due to net migration. 45.3% of the inhabitants of the country do not have the Luxembourg nationality.
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The digital natives spend nearly as much time on leisure television but differ in the time spent using the computer, as the use is closely linked to that of Internet.
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In March, consumer prices are stable. Indeed, the consumer price index, calculated by STATEC declined only slightly by 0.02% compared to the previous month. The annual inflation rate fell from 0.86% in February to 0.84% in March. The core inflation rate follows the same trend from 1.6% to 1.5%.
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STATEC publishes today the first estimates of the gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2013 and for the year 2013, as well as revised figures for the previous quarters. The GDP in volume increased by +2.4% during the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter in 2012, and by +0.7% compared to the previous quarter.
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The Eco & Stat N° 75 introduces the on-going work of a research project intended to furnish a non-exhaustive inventory of the Luxembourgish social and solidarity economy for the use of social policy makers and to increase visibility. Business register data is employed to analyse the features of the social economy and social enterprises in Luxembourg and to trace their evolution over time. The paper focuses on assessing the legal forms and economic activities and also presents some descriptive statistics on paid employment. Social and solidarity economy jobs are found to have a 7% share of total employment in Luxembourg in 2011...
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"Lies, damned lies and statistics". This quotation attributed to Marc Twain is widespread. In Europe, public institutions are more and more prey to mistrust. In this context official statistics fights to strengthen its credibility by endorsing transparent governance and strict respect for the principles of quality.
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This work attempts to evaluate the possible effects of an automated tax information exchange system applied to non-residents in the Luxembourg banking sector to be implemented on January 1st, 2015...
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Apartment prices up in the 4th quarter 2013
31-03-2014 | STATEC / Observatoire de l'habitat news

STATEC and the « Observatoire de l’habitat » of the Ministry of Housing recently published statistics on apartment sales that took place in the 4th quarter 2013. The price index for apartments increased for the third consecutive quarter.
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Uncertainty regarding consumption
26-03-2014 | STATEC news

The indicators for consumption showed relatively contrasting results in late 2013 and early 2014. While the economic environment has improved somewhat, consumption remains lacklustre.
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