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The Global Innovation Index 2018 provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries and economies around the world. Its 80 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication.

Luxembourg achieves remarkable results in Creative Outputs, which positions 2nd in the world and is highlighted as a strength. Two of its three components are also marked as strong: Intangible assets (3rd) and Online creativity (5th). At the indicator level, the country performs strongly in ICTs & business model creation (5th), Generic top-level domains (TLDs) (4th), as well as Cultural & creative services exports and National feature films – both taking the top spot in the world.

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Luxembourg #1 in the EU for government R&D spending per capita

11-08-2022

Recent statistics from EUROSTAT show that the Luxembourg government allocate by far the biggest national R&D budget in the European Union in relation to the size of the population.
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Luxembourg #1 in Europe for FDI per capita

07-07-2022

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, reports EY. With 25 FDI projects announced in 2021, Luxembourg ranks first in Europe in terms of investment projects relative to the population size.
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Luxembourg is the 6th happiest country in the world

24-03-2022

Luxembourg gains two places compared to 2021 and ranks 6th among the world’s happiest countries. Its high ranking is in particular driven by the country’s strong GDP performance and high levels of freedom and life expectancy.
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Luxembourg has the lowest gender pay gap in the EU

21-03-2022

Eurostat, the statistics agency of the European Union, has released data on gender inequality in earnings. With a gender pay gap between men and women of 0.7%, Luxembourg comes out on top among the EU member states.
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Luxembourg world’s 5th most global economy

02-03-2022

The 2021 KOF Globalisation Index lists Luxembourg as the 5th most global economy in the world. It also puts the country 1st in the world for social globalisation.
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