The population of Lithuania (edition 2022)

Internal migration

 

Photo from Pixabay.com

 

Over the past ten years (in 2012–2021), 662.8 thousand of the resident population changed their permanent place of residence within the country.

Last year, 64.7 thousand country’s residents, or 2.3 per cent of the resident population, changed their permanent place of residence within the country. Against 2020, the number of internal migrants decreased by 5.9 thousand (8.3 per cent).

The crude arrival/departure rates (the number of arrivals/departures per 1,000 population) decreased from 25.3 in 2020 to 23.1 in 2021.

 

Internal migration of resident population, 2012–2021
Thousand

Created with Highcharts 6.1.438.038.035.835.837.237.237.437.437.537.538.738.742.942.944.344.341.541.536.136.122.022.021.421.424.224.224.124.131.131.130.830.833.333.328.928.929.129.128.628.6Resident population who changed theirusual place of residence to urban areasResident population who changed theirusual place of residence to rural areas201220132014201520162017201820192020202101020304050

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators

 

 

Over the past ten years (in 2012–2021), 389.4 thousand of the resident population changed their permanent place of residence to urban areas, and 273.4 thousand – to rural areas.

Last year, more than half (36.1 thousand, or 55.8 per cent) of the country's residents changed their usual place of residence to urban areas, and 28.6 thousand (44.2 per cent) – to rural areas (in 2020, 41.5 thousand, or 58.7 per cent, and 29.1 thousand, or 41.3 per cent respectively).

 

Internal migrants by direction of movement, 2021

Changed the usual place of residence to urban areas Changed the usual place of residence to rural areas
Created with Highcharts 6.1.4From urbanareas44.2%From urbanareas44.2%From ruralareas55.8%From ruralareas55.8%

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4From urbanareas85.0%From urbanareas85.0%From ruralareas15.0%From ruralareas15.0%

 

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators

 

For the last ten years (2011–2022), each second resident of the country who has changed his/her usual place of residence within the country was aged 18–39.

In 2021, 35.4 per cent of all male migrants within the country aged 18 and older were never married, 47 per cent – were married, 17.6 per cent – divorced and widowed (in 2020, 38.2, 46.7 and 15.1 per cent respectively). Last year, 31.3 per cent of all female migrants within the country aged 18 and older were never married, 45.2per cent – were married, 23.5 per cent – divorced and widowed (in 2020, 29.6, 50 and 20.4 per cent respectively).

 

Internal migration of resident population in municipality, 2021 Žemėlapiai

 

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators

 

Internal migration in counties, 2021

Created with Highcharts 6.1.43,1703,17013,70913,7098,7538,7533,6123,6124,9864,9866,9876,9872,5882,5883,4193,4193,0053,00514,51414,5142,6312,63114,11214,11210,45210,4522,8352,8353,9423,9425,7355,7351,8041,8042,5982,5982,7002,70017,93417,9341,6669,5756,5601,9832,7354,3291,1411,7831,39910,456Departures from countiesArrivals in countiesInternal migration within the countyAlytusKaunasKlaipėdaMarijampolėPanevėžysŠiauliaiTauragėTelšiaiUtenaVilnius04,0008,00012,00016,00020,000

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators

 

Net internal migration by county, 2021

 

Net internal migration (+, -)

Alytus

Kaunas

Klaipėda

Marijampolė

Panevėžys

Šiauliai

Tauragė

Telšiai

Utena

Vilnius

With counties

-539

403

1699

-777

-1,044

-1252

-784

-821

-305

3,420

Alytus

0

154

36

-12

9

8

6

10

-7

335

Kaunas

-154

0

280

-327

-250

-226

-272

-78

-50

674

Klaipėda

-36

-280

0

-71

-128

-415

-404

-487

-26

148

Marijampolė

12

327

71

0

11

17

18

10

17

294

Panevėžys

-9

250

128

-11

0

9

3

1

34

639

Šiauliai

-8

226

415

-17

-9

0

-4

-5

29

625

Tauragė

-6

272

404

-18

-3

4

0

-17

0

148

Telšiai

-10

78

487

-10

-1

5

17

0

7

248

Utena

7

50

26

-17

-34

-29

0

-7

0

309

Vilnius

-335

-674

-148

-294

-639

-625

-148

-248

-309

0


The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators


More:

Internal migrants by sex and marital status, 2021


For further terms, see the Dictionary of Statistical Terms