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Political, social and economic background and trends


1.Political, social and economic background and trends

Last update: 27 November 2023

This topic is subdivided into four major sections devoted to different aspects of Luxembourg’s social, economic and political situation:

  1. The article on historical development gives a brief overview of Luxembourg’s development from a fortified castle called Lucilinburhuc to a small but cosmopolite constitutional monarchy with a strong financial market
  2. The article on the main executive and legislative bodies provides information on the role and responsibility of various bodies at the main decision making levels, i.e. State and municipalities
  3. The article on population describes Luxembourg’s demographic situation and provides information on the use of the three official languages (Luxembourgish, French and German) and on religions
  4. The article on the political and economic situation highlights the political and economic context and its influence on Luxembourg’s education system.