LUXEMBOURG - Medical Device Industry and Demographic Data

Below you will find some basic demographic and economic data for Luxembourg, plus information specific to the medical device and healthcare industry in that country.

Capital city: Luxembourg

Total area: 2586 km²

Population: 0.5 million

Currency: euro

Language: French , German

Structure of population:
0-14 years: 18%
15-64 years: 69%
65 years and over: 14% (2011 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
Male: 78 years
Female: 83 years

Healthcare expenditures total (% of GDP): 7.9%

Healthcare expenditures per capita: $8181 (USD)

Expenditures on healthcare:
Government: 84%*
Private: 16%**

Number of hospitals: 14 (2009 data)

Healthcare financing: Health professionals' payments are based on a fixed statutory fee level. Individual hospitals negotiate global prospective budgets with the Union of Sickness Funds.

Medical device industry: No up-to-date information available.

* Government expenditures include all spending on healthcare passed through governmental agencies regardless of the funding source. Source: World Health Organization global health expenditure database. 2010 data.
** Private healthcare expenditures include private medical insurance, direct out-of-pocket payments by the consumer and other non-governmental sources. Source: World Health Organization global health expenditure database. 2010 data.