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Basic statistics of Luxembourg, 2009.

BASIC STATISTICS OF LUXEMBOURG, 2009

                                        THE LAND

Area ([km.sup.2])                          2586
Agricultural area (2008)                     86%
Major city (thousand inhabitants):
Luxembourg                                   89

                                        THE PEOPLE

Population (thousands)                      494
Inhabitants per [km.sup.2]                  191
Net natural increase (2008)               2 001
Employment (thousands):                     352
  Agriculture                                 5
  Industry                                   37
  Financial and business services           101
  Other                                     209
Cross-border workers (2008)                 146

                                         PRODUCTION

Gross domestic product, euro million     37 755
Gross national income per head,
currency price (USD PPP, 2008)           63 979
Gross fixed investment
  Per cent of GDP                            17
  Per worker (EUR)                       17 200
Origin of GDP in per cent
  Agriculture                               0.2
  Industry and construction                  13
  Financial services, services to
    business                                 45

                                         THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Per cent of GDP
  General government consumption             17
  General government current revenues        41
  General government gross debt (2008)       14

Composition of Parliament (7 June 2009)
(number of seats):                           60
  Christian Social People's Party (CSP)      26
  Luxembourg socialist Workers Party
    (LWSP)                                   13
  Democratic Party (DP)                       9
  Alternative Democratic Reform Party
    (ADR)                                     4
  The Greens (Dei Greng)                      7
  The Left (Dei Lenk)                         1

                                          THE CURRENCY

Currency units of euro per USD, average
  of daily figures:
  Year 2009                                1.39

March 2010                                 1.35
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Publication:OECD Economic Surveys - Luxembourg
Date:May 1, 2010
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