John Haas was appointed Deputy Director General at STATEC on 1st of May 2017.
He graduated in economics from the University of Liège and joined Statistics Luxembourg (STATEC) in 1991. Throughout his career John Haas has worked in national accounts. In 2003 his was appointed Head of Unit of National accounts at STATEC, and in 2013 Head of Division of Macroeconomic statistics.
Luxembourg's population continues to increase. On 1 January 2017, Luxembourg had a population of 590 667, of which almost half (48%) were foreign citizens. As previously, the population increase is mainly due to the net immigration, even though immigration has decreased compared to 2015 (-15,3%).
Details about the events planned by STATEC concerning the European Statistics Day 2016:
First of all STATEC will have an information stand on Thursday 20/10/2016 from 10.00 to 16.00 in the pedestrian zone of Luxembourg-city, to inform the public about the role and the tasks of STATEC. The tent will be decorated with the logo of the European Statistics Day. Simultaneously, in cooperation with RTL Radio Luxembourg STATEC will organise street interviews to test peoples knowledge regarding different statistical indicators. These interviews and the correct answers delivered by STATEC will be broadcasted by RTL during the day.
The same day, a conference will be organised by STATEC and the Luxembourg Statistical Society (see invitation below).
A press release concerning both events will be disseminated on 12 October 2016 at 11h00.
The video produced by Eurostat will be published on our statistics portal and on STATEC’s social media sites on 20 October.
The Information and Press Service of the Luxembourg Government (SIP) and the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (STATEC) have just launched the Exploring Luxembourg app.
Available for free from the App Store, Google Play and Windows Store in French, German and English, Exploring Luxembourg (for IOS the name of the app is “ExploringLux”) provides a broad overview of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in all its diversity. The short texts are illustrated with numerous photos, maps and interactive graphics.