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
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:
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.