According to Statec's latest report, Luxembourg's population grew by 8,622 to 634,730 people in 2020.

88% of last year's growth was attributed to net migration. This represents a 1.4% increase - significantly lower than previous years, in which the rate of increase lay between 2 and 2.5%.

However, 2020 saw an increase in the number of births in Luxembourg, which rose by 3.7%. In total there were around 6% more Luxembourgish babies born last year, along with 1% more newborns with different nationalities.

In contrast, the number of deaths rose by 7.6% due to the pandemic. Around 11% of last year's deaths were caused by a Covid-19 infection, according to Statec.

RTL