As the continents de facto capital, its also a multicultural and multilingual melting pot where about one-third of the population is foreign. Thanks to this ever-growing foreign population, Brussels has a thriving expat community.
Where do most expats live in Brussels?
Here are the best districts in Brussels for expats:Brussels City Center.Ixelles.Saint-Gilles.Schaerbeek.Etterbeek.Watermael-Boitsfort and Uccle.Woluwe Saint Pierre and Woluwe Saint Lambert.The European District.More items •Feb 17, 2021
Whats it like living in Brussels?
Why? Well, its kind of like living in a village, within a city. Its quite chic, with its parks, squares and fashionable restaurants and bars – definitely an in place to be. You can live in fantastic, Brussels-style town houses and spacious loft conversions, even Art Deco homes.
How many foreigners are there in Brussels?
414,139 foreigners Brussels has 179 different nationalities In 2017, Brussels gathered 179 different nationalities. 414,139 foreigners out of a total population of 1,191,604 people. In the capital, therefore, more than one inhabitant in three is not Belgian. Another relevant fact: among the 414,139 foreigners, 275,167 are from the EU27.
Where do the rich live in Brussels?
Ixelles: the village within a city Of the 19 Brussels districts, Ixelles is currently the most expensive. Brugmann, Châtelain, Molière and Etangs are names that affluent buyers will be very familiar with.
What is the highest paying job in Belgium?
Lets now take a closer look at the top 10 best paying industries in Belgium:Petrochemical Industry. Management Consultancy. Computer Programming & Consultancy. Financial Services. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Scientific Research. Chemical & Chemical Product Manufacturing. Air Transportation.More items
Is Brussels worth going to?
Brussels is centrally located making it an excellent place to base yourself to see some of the other charming cites in Belgium. Its easy (and affordable) to do a day trip to Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Waterloo or Liege. If you prefer, you can also do a day trip to Lille in France.