Income and living conditions of the population of Lithuania (edition 2021)

Main sources of income

 

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In 2020, the main source of cash income of two out of three (65 per cent) households households was income from employment. Income from paid employment was indicated as the main source of income by 59 per cent of households. 33 per cent of households indicated social transfers social transfers as the main source of income. Compared to 2019, relative share of households living on income from employment slightly increased, share of households living on social transfers decreased respectively.

Particularly large number of persons living on social transfers was recorded in households composed of a single person and in those composed of two adults, at least one aged 65 and older. Old-age benefits were indicated as the main source of income by 64 per cent of households composed of two adults, at least one aged 65 and older, and by 46 per cent of households composed of a single person, while other social transfers – by 4 and 7 per cent respectively.

In 2020, social transfers were indicated as the main source of income by 33 per cent of households in rural areas; compared to 2019, the said share decreased by 3 percentage points.


Households by main source of cash income and place of residents, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer cent596265575464441126272530257649822212Income from paid employmentIncome from self-employmentOld-age benefistOther social transfersOther income All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesOther townsRural areas05101520253035404550556065707580859095100

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Households by main source of cash income and household type, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer cent5039832882816985838187559478410102537461649111367742926351532311111221Income from paid employmentIncome from self-employmentOld-age benefistOther social transfersOther incomeHouseholds without childrenSingle person2 adults, both <65 years, without children2 adults, at least one ≥65 years, without children3 or more adults without childrenHouseholds with children1 adult with at least 1 child2 adults with 1 child2 adults with 2 children2 adults with ≥3 children3 or more adults with children05101520253035404550556065707580859095100

The latest and detailed data are available in Database of indicators


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Households by main source of cash income

Households by main source of cash income in counties


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