According to a Eurostat study, Luxembourg women are among the longest-living among female EU nationals.

The longest lived are Spanish women, according to the latest data published by Eurostat, who have a life expectancy of 86 years.

Next are French woman (85.7), Italians (85.6) and finally Luxembourg women.  According to the study, women have a life expectancy of a 85.4 years in Luxembourg.

Portuguese women are in 9th place in the ranking with a life expectancy of 84.3 years. Our Belgian neighbours are just below the European average life expectancy of 84.

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The Swiss live the longest, (81.7), followed by the Italians (81). In Luxembourg, men live approximately 5 years less than women (80.1)

There is some good news: the life expectancy of Luxembourg men has been steadily increasing since the 1980s.

And the cherry on top: for both men and women, the Luxembourg average is higher than the European average. It seems it's good for you to live in Luxembourg.