In 2022, Luxembourg reported the highest percentage of non-native born residents among all EU member states, according to Eurostat. Of these individuals, 33.76% were in other EU countries, which was the highest proportion among the EU member states. Additionally, 15.6% of the non-native born population in Luxembourg were born outside the EU, which was the second-highest percentage among EU member states, trailing only Malta, with 15.73%.
Upon closer look, only 11% of children under the age of five in Luxembourg were foreign-born, which represented the smallest proportion. Conversely, the largest proportion of foreign-born individuals was observed in the age group of 45 to 49, where 69% of individuals were foreign-born. It is noteworthy that within Luxembourg's resident population aged 25 to 64, which is the primary working age group, there were more foreign-born individuals than native-born individuals.