Based on provisional data, at the beginning of October 2021, 2 780.4 thousand resident population were living in Lithuania, which is by 15.3 thousand less than at the beginning of the year.
In January–September 2021, compared to the same period of the previous year:
The number of live births decreased by 930 babies (4.8 per cent) and stood at 18 507;
The number of deaths increased by 4 723 (15.9 per cent) and stood 34 449;
The number of marriages increased by 1 278 couples and the number of divorces increased by 308 couples;
The number of residents who emigrated from Lithuania increased by 13 556 persons (1.8 times) and stood at 31 226;
The number of persons who immigrated to Lithuania decreased by 367 persons (1.1 per cent) and stood at 31 915.
In January–September 2021, 59.6 per cent of immigrants were the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania who came back to Lithuania.
In 2020, general government revenue from taxes and social contributions amounted to EUR 15.3 billion.
In II quarter 2021, general government surplus amounted to EUR 153.6 million.
Based on revised data, in 2020, general government deficit amounted to EUR 3,569.2 million, debt – EUR 23,062.2 million.
It is expected that in 2021 the yield of cereals will total 6 million 324 thousand tons (or by 8.6 per cent less than in 2020). Drop in harvest was determined by the decreased yields (by 9.6 per cent), although crop area increased by 1.1 per cent.
In October 2021 the minimum monthly wage is EUR 642, the minimum hourly pay – EUR 3.93.
In 2020, average purchase price of arable land was EUR 4,127 per hectare, or by 4.24 per cent higher than in 2019 (EUR 3,959 per hectare). Compared to 2011, it grew more than 3.4 times.
In 2020, average purchase price of meadows and pastures land was EUR 2,840 per hectare, or by 12.12 per cent higher than in 2019 (EUR 2,533 per hectare). Compared to 2011, it grew 3.6 times.
In 2020, average rent price of arable land was EUR 154 per hectare, or by 6.94 per cent higher than in 2019 (EUR 144 per hectare). Compared to 2011, it grew 2.6 times.
In 2020, average rent price of meadows and pastures land was EUR 128 per hectare, or by 12.12 per cent higher than in 2019 (EUR 93 per hectare). Compared to 2011, it grew slightly more than 3.88 times.
In August 2021, the number of overnight stays in the accommodation establishments totalled 1 million 32.6 thousand, which is by 4.5 per cent more than a year ago. The number of overnight stays of foreign tourists totalled 182.7 thousand (by 14.5 per cent more), of Lithuania’s residents – 849.9 thousand (by 2.6 per cent more than a year ago).
In August 2021, room and bed occupancy rates in hotels and motels stood at 55.9 and 47 per cent respectively, and compared to the last year, increased by 8.6 and 6.7 percentage points respectively.
In 2019, the number of the self-employed natural persons (farmers excluded) amounted to 192.6 thousand, which is by 3.6 per cent (6.7 thousand) more than in 2018.
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