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Luxembourg
13/04/2022
A. Annual series
A.1 Foreign-born population, 2000-2022
(Individuals)
Years Total Population Foreign-born
All foreign-born Born in Portugal
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total As a % of all foreign-born Change in
2022 645,397 1.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2021 634,730 1.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2020 626,108 2.0 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2019 613,894 2.0 291,723 47.5 .. 83,666 13.6 28.7 14.9
2018 602,005 1.9 .. .. .. 72,821 12.1 .. 0.5
2017 590,667 2.5 264,073 44.7 .. 72,477 12.3 27.4 ..
2016 576,249 2.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 562,958 2.4 248,888 44.2 .. 94,732 16.8 38.1 ..
2014 549,680 2.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2013 537,039 2.3 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2012 524,853 2.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2011 512,353 2.0 205,162 40.0 25.8 60,897 11.9 29.7 -1.9
2010 502,066 1.7 163,142 32.5 .. 62,068 12.4 38.0 ..
2009 493,500 2.0 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2008 483,800 1.6 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2007 476,187 1.5 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2006 469,086 1.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2005 461,230 4.9 150,618 32.7 4.0 55,878 12.1 37.1 34.0
2001 439,539 0.8 144,844 33.0 3.6 41,690 9.5 28.8 -17.0
2000 436,103 .. 139,750 32.0 .. 50,254 11.5 36.0 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 12/04/2022
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Born in Portugal
Note The values refer to January 1st of the respective years.  
The data of total population and residents with foreign and Portuguese nationality from 2011 to 2021 were rectified by the responsible entity and modified by OEm on 12/04/2022.
The data from 2010 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 04/06/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, état de la population, recensement de la population, data from born in Portugal to 2017 and 2018 granted on request; United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (other data) (the UN data are estimates).
A.1.1 Residents born in Portugal by sex, 2000-2019
(indivíduos)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2019 83,666 39,593 47.3 44,073 52.7
2015 94,732 45,347 47.9 49,385 52.1
2010 62,068 30,165 48.6 31,903 51.4
2005 55,878 27,169 48.6 28,709 51.4
2000 50,254 24,395 48.6 25,859 51.5
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 03/06/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from United Nations Statistics Division (the UN data are estimates).
A.2 Foreign population, 2000-2022
(Individuals)
Years Total Population All foreign-born
All foreign-born Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total As a % of all foreigners Change in
2022 645,397 1.7 304,167 47.1 1.6 93,678 14.5 .. -0.7
2021 634,730 1.4 299,426 47.2 1.0 94,335 14.9 .. -0.8
2020 626,108 2.0 296,465 47.4 1.7 95,057 15.2 .. -0.5
2019 613,894 2.0 291,464 47.5 1.1 95,516 15.6 32.8 -1.1
2018 602,005 1.9 288,234 47.9 2.4 96,544 16.0 .. -0.2
2017 590,667 2.5 281,497 47.7 4.6 96,779 16.4 36.6 3.9
2016 576,249 2.4 269,175 46.7 4.1 93,124 16.2 .. 1.2
2015 562,958 2.4 258,679 46.0 3.9 92,063 16.4 37.0 1.4
2014 549,680 2.4 248,914 45.3 4.2 90,764 16.5 .. 2.9
2013 537,039 2.3 238,844 44.5 3.9 88,243 16.4 .. 3.4
2012 524,853 2.4 229,870 43.8 4.2 85,321 16.3 .. 3.6
2011 512,353 2.0 220,522 43.0 1.9 82,363 16.1 40.2 3.2
2010 502,066 1.7 216,400 43.1 0.4 79,800 15.9 48.9 -0.2
2009 493,500 2.0 215,500 43.7 4.7 80,000 16.2 .. 4.4
2008 483,800 1.6 205,900 42.6 3.8 76,600 15.8 .. 3.9
2007 476,187 1.5 198,259 41.6 3.6 73,722 15.5 .. 4.1
2006 469,086 1.7 191,328 40.8 4.2 70,823 15.1 .. 4.5
2005 461,230 4.9 183,705 39.8 13.2 67,763 14.7 45.0 15.5
2001 439,539 0.8 162,285 36.9 .. 58,657 13.4 40.5 ..
2000 436,103 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 12/04/2022
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Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
Note The values refer to January 1st of the respective years.  
The data of total population and residents with foreign and Portuguese nationality from 2011 to 2021 were rectified by the responsible entity and modified by OEm on 12/04/2022.
The data from 2010 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 04/06/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, état de la population, recensement de la population, data from born in Portugal to 2017 and 2018 granted on request; United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (other data) (the UN data are estimates).
A.2.1 Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by sex, 2001-2022
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2022 93,678 44,181 47.2 49,497 52.8
2021 94,335 44,533 47.2 49,802 52.8
2020 95,057 44,911 47.2 50,146 52.8
2019 95,516 45,110 47.2 50,406 52.8
2018 96,544 45,645 47.3 50,899 52.7
2017 96,779 45,812 47.3 50,967 52.7
2011 82,363 39,150 47.5 43,213 52.5
2001 58,657 28,221 48.1 30,436 51.9
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 13/04/2022
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Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by sex
Note The values relate to 1 January of the respective years.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, data granted upon request.
A.2.2 Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by age group, 2001-2022
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2022 93,678 14,345 15.3 28,036 29.9 41,945 44.8 9,352 10.0
2021 94,335 15,005 15.9 29,000 30.8 41,610 44.1 8,720 9.2
2020 95,057 15,656 16.5 30,204 31.8 41,122 43.3 8,075 8.5
2019 95,516 16,333 17.1 31,243 32.7 40,511 42.4 7,429 7.8
2018 96,544 16,948 17.6 33,073 34.3 39,611 41.0 6,912 7.2
2017 96,779 17,565 18.2 34,343 35.5 38,513 39.8 6,358 6.6
2011 82,363 16,871 20.5 33,763 41.0 28,714 34.9 3,015 3.7
2001 58,657 14,156 24.1 28,703 48.9 14,822 25.3 976 1.7
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 13/04/2022
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Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by age group
Note The values relate to 1 January of the respective years.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, data granted upon request.
A.3 Consular registrations, 2008-2020
(Individuals)
Years All registrations Registrations by migrants born in Portugal Registrations by migrants with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total Change in
2020 149,215 3.0 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2019 144,836 24.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2018 116,505 3.0 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2017 113,145 -13.1 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2016 130,134 2.8 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 126,602 4.5 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2014 121,127 17.6 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2013 103,009 3.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2012 99,738 3.4 60,502 60.7 2.8 99,463 99.7 3.4
2011 96,467 5.7 58,860 61.0 5.2 96,182 99.7 5.4
2010 91,295 3.9 55,947 61.3 4.7 91,295 100.0 5.1
2009 87,851 6.0 53,435 60.8 4.8 86,880 98.9 5.2
2008 82,855 .. 50,982 61.5 .. 82,592 99.7 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 29/09/2021
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All consular resgistrations
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Portuguese consulates and Consular Management System (DGACCP), data granted upon request.
A.4 Foreign inflows, 2000-2021
(Individuals)
Years Total inflows Portuguese inflows
N Change in N % of total Change in
2021 25,335 12.6 3,885 15.3 18.2
2020 22,490 -15.7 3,286 14.6 -12.4
2019 26,668 8.2 3,752 14.1 7.2
2018 24,644 1.1 3,501 14.2 4.8
2017 24,379 6.5 3,342 13.7 -0.4
2016 22,888 -3.8 3,355 14.7 -4.8
2015 23,803 6.6 3,525 14.8 -8.0
2014 22,332 5.8 3,832 17.2 -16.5
2013 21,098 3.0 4,590 21.8 -11.6
2012 20,478 1.0 5,193 25.4 4.3
2011 20,268 19.5 4,977 24.6 29.4
2010 16,962 7.7 3,845 22.7 0.0
2009 15,751 -11.3 3,844 24.4 -15.2
2008 17,758 6.5 4,531 25.5 3.3
2007 16,675 16.2 4,385 26.3 15.5
2006 14,352 -0.3 3,796 26.4 0.9
2005 14,397 11.8 3,761 26.1 6.2
2004 12,872 -2.2 3,542 27.5 -8.2
2003 13,158 8.7 3,857 29.3 39.4
2002 12,101 -0.3 2,767 22.9 20.7
2001 12,135 3.1 2,293 18.9 4.6
2000 11,765 .. 2,193 18.6 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 12/04/2022
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Portuguese inflows
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, Mouvement de la Population, Arrivées.
A.4.1 Portuguese inflows by sex, 2000-2021
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2021 3,885 1,624 41.8 2,261 58.2
2020 3,286 1,368 41.6 1,918 58.4
2019 3,752 1,603 42.7 2,149 57.3
2018 3,501 1,484 42.4 2,017 57.6
2017 3,342 1,377 41.2 1,965 58.8
2016 3,355 1,454 43.3 1,901 56.7
2015 3,525 1,512 42.9 2,013 57.1
2014 3,832 1,698 44.3 2,134 55.7
2013 4,590 2,114 46.1 2,476 54.0
2012 5,193 2,257 43.5 2,936 56.5
2011 4,977 2,069 41.6 2,908 58.4
2010 3,845 1,580 41.1 2,265 58.9
2009 3,844 1,668 43.4 2,176 56.6
2008 4,531 1,860 41.1 2,671 59.0
2007 4,385 1,855 42.3 2,530 57.7
2006 3,796 1,584 41.7 2,212 58.3
2005 3,761 1,542 41.0 2,219 59.0
2004 3,542 1,500 42.4 2,042 57.7
2003 3,857 1,670 43.3 2,187 56.7
2002 2,767 1,142 41.3 1,625 58.7
2001 2,293 1,008 44.0 1,285 56.0
2000 2,193 942 43.0 1,251 57.0
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 12/04/2022
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Portuguese inflows by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, Mouvement de la Population, Arrivées.
A.4.2 Portuguese inflows by age group, 2000-2021
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2021 3,885 581 15.0 2,201 56.7 997 25.7 106 2.7
2020 3,286 453 13.8 1,827 55.6 937 28.5 69 2.1
2019 3,752 564 15.0 2,053 54.7 1,047 27.9 88 2.4
2018 3,501 556 15.9 1,917 54.8 950 27.1 78 2.2
2017 3,342 493 14.8 1,775 53.1 992 29.7 82 2.5
2016 3,355 516 15.4 1,811 54.0 950 28.3 78 2.3
2015 3,525 499 14.2 1,925 54.6 1,012 28.7 89 2.5
2014 3,832 600 15.7 2,102 54.9 1,030 26.9 100 2.6
2013 4,590 851 18.6 2,461 53.6 1,188 25.9 90 2.0
2012 5,193 961 18.5 2,952 56.8 1,208 23.3 72 1.4
2011 4,977 943 19.0 2,702 54.3 1,248 25.1 84 1.7
2010 3,845 722 18.8 2,146 55.8 920 23.9 57 1.5
2009 3,844 798 20.8 2,140 55.7 839 21.8 67 1.8
2008 4,531 858 18.9 2,646 58.4 948 20.9 79 1.8
2007 4,385 860 19.6 2,572 58.7 886 20.2 67 1.5
2006 3,796 727 19.2 2,252 59.3 766 20.2 51 1.4
2005 3,761 747 19.9 2,289 60.9 672 17.9 53 1.4
2004 3,542 707 20.0 2,237 63.2 538 15.2 60 1.7
2003 3,857 771 20.0 2,444 63.4 572 14.8 70 1.8
2002 2,767 522 18.9 1,758 63.5 446 16.1 41 1.5
2001 2,293 475 20.7 1,445 63.0 323 14.1 50 2.2
2000 2,193 408 18.6 1,433 65.4 311 14.2 41 1.9
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable ;  [ e ]EstimateLast update: 13/04/2022
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Portuguese inflows by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Le Portail des statistiques du Luxembourg, data granted upon request.
A.5 Acquisition of citizenship of the destination country, 2000-2021
(Individuals)
Years Acquisition of citizenship by all foreigners Acquisition of citizenship by Portuguese
N Change in N % of total Change in
2021 6,804 -27.5 1,141 16.8 16.3
2020 9,389 -18.0 981 10.4 -8.1
2019 11,451 -3.6 1,067 9.3 -33.0
2018 11,876 31.5 1,593 13.4 20.0
2017 9,030 26.4 1,328 14.7 22.0
2016 7,141 34.6 1,089 15.2 -6.8
2015 5,306 6.3 1,168 22.0 -3.6
2014 4,991 13.1 1,211 24.3 23.3
2013 4,412 -5.7 982 22.3 -15.0
2012 4,680 37.4 1,155 24.7 6.4
2011 3,405 -21.0 1,085 31.9 -19.7
2010 4,311 7.2 1,351 31.3 8.8
2009 4,022 256.2 1,242 30.9 406.9
2008 1,129 -13.9 245 21.7 -36.0
2007 1,311 20.9 383 29.2 16.1
2006 1,084 8.9 330 30.4 20.9
2005 995 17.3 273 27.4 40.0
2004 848 17.6 195 23.0 47.7
2003 721 -12.7 132 18.3 -15.9
2002 826 .. 157 19.0 67.0
2001 .. .. 94 .. -37.3
2000 684 .. 150 21.9 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 07/04/2022
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Acquisition of citizenship by Portuguese
Note The nationality law of 2008, with effect in 2009, exempted the obligation of renouncing the nationality of origin to acquire the Luxembourg nationality.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Ministère de la JusticeChiffres clés Statistiques en matière d'indigénat.
A.6 Remittances, 2000-2021
(Euros, thousands)
Years Inward flows (thousand euros) (a) Outward flows (thousand euros) (b) Balance (a/b)
Change in Change in
2021 71,850 -8.4 470 -23.0 153
2020 78,400 -4.9 610 10.9 129
2019 82,470 -26.3 550 22.2 150
2018 111,910 2.7 450 -4.3 249
2017 109,010 -12.3 470 9.3 232
2016 124,260 8.6 430 4.9 289
2015 114,470 20.3 410 -4.6 279
2014 95,150 9.4 430 -70.3 221
2013 86,940 16.6 1,450 -18.1 60
2012 74,530 9.8 1,770 40.5 42
2011 67,850 -19.7 1,260 -5.3 54
2010 84,470 2.6 1,330 0.8 64
2009 82,290 12.7 1,320 1.5 62
2008 73,040 -20.3 1,300 -25.3 56
2007 91,620 12.0 1,740 43.8 53
2006 81,840 17.6 1,210 -11.0 68
2005 69,560 -8.2 1,360 20.4 51
2004 75,800 -13.1 1,130 -13.7 67
2003 87,220 -16.5 1,310 -68.5 67
2002 104,460 1.7 4,160 268.1 25
2001 102,740 52.8 1,130 .. 91
2000 67,230 .. 0 .. n.d.
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Remittances
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Banco de PortugalBP stat, Estatísticas de balança de pagamentos, Remessas de emigrantes/imigrantes.
B. Census
B.2 Resident population by census and sex, according to country of birth, 2001-2002
(indivíduos)
By sex Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2001/2002            
Total Population 439,539 100.0 144,844 100 41,690 100
Female 222,998 50.7 73,063 50.4 19,961 47.9
Male 216,541 49.3 71,781 49.6 21,729 52.1
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 13/04/2022
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
B.3 Resident population by census and age group, according to country of birth, 2001-2002
(indivíduos)
By age group Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2001/2002            
Total Population 439,539 100.0 144,844 29.9 41,690 8.7
-15 Years 83,197 18.9 13,456 9.3 3,292 7.9
15-39 Years 158,384 36.0 65,570 45.3 22,745 54.6
40-64 Years 136,888 31.2 52,567 36.3 14,701 35.3
65+ Years 61,070 13.9 13,251 9.2 952 2.3
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 13/04/2022
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Residents born in Portugal by age group

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