Cureghem, Brussels, Beglium, Abattoirs, Church & Food Shop
Cureghem, Brussels, Church
Cureghem, Brussels, Beglium, Abattoirs, African & Polish Food Shop
Cureghem, Brussels, African & Polish Food Shop
Cureghem, Brussels, Internet Café

The neighbourhood known as Cureghem in the Brussels Capital Region extends across parts of the communities of Sint-Gillis, Sint-Jans-Molenbeek and Anderlecht. Of the 28,282 residents dwelling in the neighbourhood in 2016, 45.1% did not have Belgian citizenship. The area has not seen the kind of postcolonial migration which London saw from the 50s onwards, but has experienced massive post-war regulated labour migration from Mediterranean Europe. Italian, Spanish, Moroccan and Turkish migrants made up more than 50% of the population in 1997. Since the early 2000s, the nationalities in the area further diversified resulting in 2016 in a combination of Sub-Saharan Africans (6.5%), Poles, Romanians and Bulgarians (10%) and LatinAmericans (1.3%) in addition to the north-African (7.7%) and EU-15 population groups (12%).

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