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      Is Luxembourg one of the richest countries in the world?

      Is Luxembourg one of the richest countries in the world?
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      Alongside its 537,000 inhabitants, 161,000 cross-border workers from the three neighbouring countries contribute directly to its GDP. Therefore, in order to have a realistic view of individual contribution to GDP, one must add to the 537,000 residents the 161,000 commuters from other countries, which is not accounted for by statistical research by the IMF and World Bank. This calculation method is significantly closer to reality and would result in a lower GDP/per capita comparable to that of other Western & Northern European countries.

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