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Migration: 10 years overview
* Tikėtina, kad emigrantų skaičiaus neproporcingam augimui 2010 m. ir 2011 m. įtakos turėjo įstatymu nustatyta prievolė nuolatiniams šalies gyventojams mokėti privalomojo sveikatos draudimo įmokas, todėl savo išvykimą iš Lietuvos į užsienio valstybę deklaravo ir ankstesniais metais išvykę migrantai.
Imigracija ir emigracija
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Šaltinis: Lietuvos statistikos departamentas
 

Lithuania is de facto a country of emigration. Lithuania’s emigration rate is among the highest in the European Union. Since independence in 1990 around 825 thousand people or almost one third of the population has left the country. Although emigration in itself is not a negative phenomenon, Lithuania faces great challenges due to the high rates of emigration: the age composition of the society changes (the population is ageing), labour and skills shortages emerge, as well as the brain drain (emigrants work in low-skilled occupations while abroad).

In 2015, the emigration rate increased again while the immigration rate decreased: 45.5 thousand persons left Lithuania, and around 22.1 thousand persons arrived. However, in 2015, 2 times more people emigrated than immigrated.

 

Updated 2016-06-15

What is emigration?

Emigration – departure to another country with an intention to reside in it permanently or no shorter than 12 months.

What is immigration?

Immigration – arrival to a country with an intention to reside in it permanently or no shorter than 12 months.