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Heusden-Zolder is a municipality located in the Belgian province of province of Limburg near Hasselt. On 1 January 2006 Heusden-Zolder had a total population of 30,769. The total area is 53.23 km² which gives a population density of 578 inhabitants per km². Heusden-Zolder was the result of the merger on 1 January 1977 of the two former municipalities of Heusden and Zolder, and currently consists of the former Heusden parishes of Heusden centre, Berkenbos and Eversel, and the former Zolder parishes of Zolder centre, Boekt, Viversel, Bolderberg and Lindeman. Heusden-Zolder is home to almost 2,000 immigrants from all over the world. This is due to the (now closed) coal mine of Zolder. During the 1960s Belgian coal mines faced an enormous shortage of employees. To address this problem, foreigner labourers were encouraged to immigrate and work near the mines. After their closure (the mine in Zolder was the last one in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg to close in 1992) most of the immigrants chose to stay, which makes Heusden-Zolder a relatively multicultural place.

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Facts and Stats for Heusden-zolder*

  • Pollution Statistics in Heusden-zolder

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    • Air Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Heusden-zolder: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Heusden-zolder for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Heusden-zolder.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in Heusden-zolder - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.32 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 67.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Heusden-zolder

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Heusden-zolder

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 96.21 USD

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