Namur, a region with a human face

As a barometer revealing the state of health of a business, human capital is also an excellent starting point when it comes to analyzing the vitality of a region. The capital of Wallonia has a population of over 110,000 inhabitants. Its average annual growth rate is higher than the Walloon average. Quality of life, environment, wealth and the variety of its heritage are among the arguments that attract people to live and work in Namur.

Namur, shopping

  • Number of shops in Namur (Hypercentre and periphery): 2,700
  • Number of shops in Namur (Hypercentre – source GAU): 858
  • Catchment area: 204 900 inhabitants
  • Pedestrian flow: 122 723 persons/week in the street Rue de l’Ange

Youth: a major boost

Not only is the population of the province increasing, but the proportion of young people is above the national average rate. In Namur, one in four people is under 20 years old. An median age that is a guarantee of security for any investor.

Whether at the cultural, economic or social level, the Namurois shows ambition and initiative. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are setting up can benefit from the know-how, adaptability and creativity of an open and caring population.

The average age of a young population is a guarantee of flexibility and efficiency.

University Library of Namur
Namur urban feast “Les Apéros namurois”
Belgium floor hockey championship