For the second year in a row, the number of Lithuanian citizens returning to their homeland was higher than the number of those who left. According to the data from the Department of Statistics, in […]
Migration has been a pressing issue in Europe for several years now, and recently it has posed new challenges. The surge of migrants on the border of Lithuania and Belarus, the increase in refugees trying […]
The Seimas adopted a Resolution on Countering Hybrid Aggression stating that countries hostile towards Lithuania have been waging hybrid aggression against the Republic of Lithuania, which constitutes a threat to our country and the external border of […]
Membership of the EU and NATO are unquestionably necessary for survival and ensuring the national interests of our country. However, this does not mean that we unconditionally agree with any kind of ideas of Eurofederalism. […]
An increase in Lithuania’s official emigration rate in the first half of 2017 could be due to living standard inequalities or rising prices and another possible reason is that more people reported their departure this year, experts told BNS. […]
One third of the Lithuanians would temporarily emigrate from Lithuania. Mostly people go abroad to earn more money and get better opportunities for self-realization. A salary of 1000-1500 euros would probably keep the people in […]
The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat (TS-LKD) party’s problems have remained throughout the leadership of both Andrius Kubilius and Gabrielius Landsbergis and without changes at the very top leadership the Conservatives will not eradicate their flaws. This is what one of the candidates to party chairmanship Paulius Saudargas. […]
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.
The number of foreigners who were refused entry to Lithuania grew considerably in the first half of 2016, as compared with the same period last year, the Migration Department said in an overview of migration figures for January-June.
Despite difficulties for third-country nationals to integrate into the Lithuanian labour market, their number in the country is growing. The most popular occupation among migrants in Lithuania is long-distance drivers, the employment for as many […]
Over the last 25 years, the population of Lithuania has fallen from 3.7 million to 2.9 million, shrinking by over 1% annually. While predictions of the eventual extinction of the Lithuanian people are premature, the trends are a real cause for concern and will present huge challenges for the country over the coming half-century. […]