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

Depts and possibility to meet regular needs

 

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In order to meet consumption needs, households used not only their own but also borrowed funds. In 2020, 16.2 per cent of households had a consumer loan, study loan, were indebted for goods or services acquired by hire-purchase agreement. 15.1 per cent of urban households and 18.5 per cent of rural households had some loan (except housing loan). Compared to 2019, the share of households having a loan increased by 3.1 percentage points. 25 per cent of households having loans stated that the repayment of a loan is not a financial burden, 18 per cent – a very heavy burden. In 2019, repayment of a loan was not considered as a burden by 20 per cent of households having a loan.


Burden of repayment of a loan on households, 2011–2020
All households with debts or loans – 100 per cent

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4 per cent of households living on disposable income were in very difficult situation, i.e. were struggling to make ends meet, 14 per cent – were in difficult situation, while 7 per cent – did not face the said problems. The most difficult situation was observed in one-person and single parent (one adult with dependent children) households: 7 per cent each of such households indicated facing very difficult situation. Even 62 per cent of households composed of one adult with children and 59 per cent of one-person households stated that their disposable income in cash was lower than the amount of money needed to meet their regular needs. In 2020, the number of persons living in households with disposable income in cash lower than the amount of money needed to meet their regular needs made up 34 per cent; compared to 2019, the share of such persons decreased by 6 percentage points. Based on population opinion, in 2020, the smallest amount of money needed to meet regular needs was EUR 438 per capita per month; compared to 2019, it increased by EUR 9.


Households having to repay a consumer loan, an educational loan, a hire purchase loan for goods or services by place of residence, 2019–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent131312121212131315151616151515151515191920192020All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesOther townsRural areas05101520

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Burden of repayment of a loan on households by place of residence, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent181717172057565657592527272621A heavy burdenA slight burdenNot a burden at allAll householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesOther townsRural areas0255075100

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Households by ability to make ends meet, 2020

By place of residence

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent43435141412171549474254552528332021791074With great difficultyWith difficultyWith some difficultyFairly easilyEasily, very easily All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesOther townsRural areas0255075100

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By household type

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer cent573212701131620101411101975247494847565349554549385424213022303017333426336511751031511113With great difficultyWith difficultyWith some difficultyFairly easilyEasily, very easilyHouseholds 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

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By income quintile group

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The lowest amount of money, in the opinion of the population, needed to make ends meet and share of persons with disposable income in cash lower than that amount, 2020

By place of residence

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4EURPer cent43843844344343543545845842642634343333272742423737Amount of money needed to make ends meet, per capita per month, EURPersons who receive income lower than the amount required to meet usual needs, per cent All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesOther townsRural areas0100200300400500020406080100

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By household type

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4EURPer cent51351364764753453441241237137135335339439438138135435427327331331337375959272735351818313162622525292931311919The lowest amount of money, in the opinion of the population, needed to make ends meet, per capita per month, EURPersons with disposable income in cash lower than that needed to make ends meet, per centHouseholds 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 children0701402102803504204905606307000102030405060708090100

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By income quintile group

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Share of households which received or paid regular inter-household cash transfers by household type, 2020

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Households having to repay a consumer loan, an educational loan, a hire purchase loan for goods or services by income quintile group

Burden of repayment of a loan on households by income quintile group


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