Living with children in Luxembourg

Family and children in Luxembourg, practical information

Why live in Luxembourg as a family?

According to a study released in April 2019 by Nimblefins, an independent British data analysis site, Luxembourg is the 2nd best country in Europe behind Sweden to raise children. The Grand Duchy ranks 1st in the field of Health and Safety.

The “World hapiness Report” 2022 places Luxembourg in 6th position regarding the level of happiness expressed in the country. Several criteria are studied to establish this ranking : GNP per capita, social aid, health and life expectancy, freedom to make choices, generosity, absence of corruption, etc. Only Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and the Netherlands are ahead of Luxembourg. The United States and Great Britain are ranked 16th and 17th, France appears in 20th place, Spain is ranked 29th and Italy 31st.

In addition to a good level of safety, young Luxembourg residents enjoy good air quality and sufficient sports activities. Outdoor activities are encouraged, such as walks in the forest and nature activities offered by various organizations for extracurricular activities.

In addition, the vaccination rate and medical follow-up in schools is optimal. Access to health care is easy thanks to an offensive health policy.

34% of young people receive higher education and what about language learning in schools? In other words, our children have an ideal environment in which to grow up.

In this section, you will find all the information you need to take care of your family and to look after your children’s education and leisure activities in Luxembourg.

Just Arrived Guide for living and working in Luxembourg 2023-2024


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