Belgian people and community in Luxembourg
Belgian people are among the most represented foreign communities in Luxembourg with more than 20,000 Belgian nationals.
The Belgian community is one of the 3 communities to have developed the most for 5 years, from less than 17,000 in 2011 to 20,212 nationals in 2018 (Statec source). It represents today the 4th largest community in Luxembourg.
Let us not forget also the 46,000 Belgian workers who cross the border every day to come and work to Luxembourg bringing their know-how especially in finance.
Many Belgians have Luxembourg nationality without having their residence in Luxembourg. Nearly 4% of the population living in Luxembourg City are Belgians. They are also most likely to live in cities close to the Belgian border, like Winseler (23.9% of the population) or Weiswampach (18.7%) among others.
Traditional and recurrent belgian events in Luxembourg
- The Belgian national day on July 21st. It is usually celebrated in some restaurants like the Brasserie Bofferding or Um Plateau in Luxembourg.
- Stand at International Bazaar in Luxembourg to find belgian products such as Dimpel (typical plush toys) or Philippe Geluck prints, belgian beers, waffles or chocolate, …