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Table 7.3 Dissimilarity indices for foreigners and persons not in employment, 1991–2001: overall levels in Brussels and percentage change in the index value as large housing estates are taken out of the calculation

From: Sprouted All Around: The Emergence and Evolution of Housing Estates in Brussels, Belgium

  1991 2001 2011
Foreign persons (with respect to Belgians)
Brussels 0.4002 0.2617 0.2289
 without all large housing estates −1.16% −4.42% −4.86%
 without public large housing estates +0.13% −0.59% −2.18%
 without private large housing estates −1.41% −3.23% −2.53%
Working-age persons not in employment (with respect to employed persons)
Brussels 0.1709 0.1724 0.1537
 without all large housing estates −0.67% −0.35% −2.05%
 without public large housing estates +0.17% −1.49% −1.89%
 without private large housing estates −1.19% +1.02%  0.00%
  1. Data source Census 2011 (Statistics Belgium)