Luxembourg - The situation of young people - August 31, 2016

On 12 August, International Youth Day, the statistical office STATEC looked at the situation of young people (up to 24 years) and published some figures on their daily lives. On 1 January 2016, 163 454 residents were less than 25 years old; their part in the total population is continuously decreasing. The labour market participation of the young residents (16 to 24) in 2015 was 29%, slightly less than the European average (33%). The life satisfaction of youngsters is high.

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