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People of Luxembourg
Nationality: Noun--Luxembourger(s). Adjective--Luxembourg.
Population (2003 est.): 448,300.
Annual growth rate:1.7%.
Ethnic groups: Celtic base with French and German blend; also guest workers from Portugal, Italy, Spain, and other European countries.
Religion: Historically Roman Catholic. Luxembourg law forbids the collection of data on religious practices.
Languages: Luxembourgish, French, and German (official); English is widely spoken.
Education: Years compulsory--9. Attendance--100%. Literacy--100%.
Health: Life expectancy--avg. 78 years; males 74 years, females 81 years. Infant mortality rate--4.7/1000.
Work force (2002, 285,700): Services--27%; agriculture--1%; industry--13%; government and social services--22%; financial services --28%; construction--8%,
Unemployment (2003 est.): 3.0%.