Lithuanian politicians say that higher wages may stop Lithuanians from leaving their country, but businesses argue that such steps as revamping the education and tax systems and cutting back on the state bureaucracy might put emigration on a declining patch, the business daily Verslo Žinios reported on Thursday. […]
The Prime Ministers Saulius Skvernelis and the leaders of Farmers and Greens Ramūnas Karbauskis opinions has yet again differed radically. For example the Prime Minister does not think that the national agreement regarding putting a […]
The demographic forecasts released by the European Union statistics agency Eurostat are the most painful for Lithuania of all the Union’s members. Lithuania is to diminish most rapidly. If this year the country has a […]
While the stereotypical perception of emigration in Lithuania holds that most emigrants are low-skilled labourers toiling in the agricultural farms of Norway or the UK, the reality is much more complex, experts say. “Economic reasons […]
Over the first half of this year, Lithuanians have received remittances from their expat friends or family members through Lietuvos Paštas (Post of Lithuania) from 128 countries. More than €1 million has reached Lithuania from […]
Last year, the number of drinking water and sewage disposal service users in Lithuania decreased by 6,262, Lithuanian Water Suppliers Association announces. “As you know, last year 44,500 people emigrated from Lithuania. This, I believe, […]
New data released by Statistics Lithuania show that even more people emigrated from the country over the first half of this year than in January-June 2015. Demographers say the figures are alarming, but may be inflated due to Brexit.