Digital Economy and Society in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

People and business online

 

 

   People


In 2020, 77 per cent of households had personal computers, 82 per cent – Internet access at home. Over a year, proportion of households having personal computers remained unchanged, while proportion of households having Internet access grew by 0.6 percentage points. In urban areas, households having computers and Internet access at home accounted for 80 and 84 per cent respectively, in rural areas – 70 and 78 per cent respectively.

Almost all households having Internet access at home used broadband connection. 79 per cent of households having Internet access at home used broadband fixed wired or wireless connection, 66 per cent – mobile connection networks.


Households having personal computers, Internet access at home

       
Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centHave personal computer67.667.670.570.573.073.075.575.576.776.776.776.7All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesother townsRural areas2015201620172018201920200255075100

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centHave Internet access68.368.371.771.775.075.078.478.481.581.582.182.1All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesother townsRural areas2015201620172018201920200255075100

 

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Broadband Internet

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent52.152.155.755.759.659.664.164.165.465.467.367.371.071.074.774.777.977.981.481.481.881.8All householdsUrban areas5 largest citiesother townsRural areas201020112012201320142015201620172018201920200255075100

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In 2019, 18.5 per cent of households had no Internet access. Most (66 per cent) households who did not use the Internet at home stated that they did not need the Internet. Other reasons for not using the Internet at home: lack of necessary knowledge (44 per cent) and expensive equipment (18 per cent).


Reasons for not having Internet access at home, 2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent66.366.343.843.817.717.716.916.94.74.71.91.91.31.31.21.212.312.38.18.13.33.33.13.10.90.90.40.40.20.20.20.2Percentage of households without Internet access at homePercentage of all householdsAccess not need (contentis not useful, notinteresting, etc.)Lack of skillsExpensive equipmentAccess costs too highHave access to theInternet elsewherePrivacy or securityconcernsBroadband Internet notavailable in the areaOther reasons020406080

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In 2020, smartphones were used by 78 per cent of persons aged 16–74. In the 16–24 age group, smartphones were used by almost all (98 per cent) persons, in the 65–74 age group – by 35 per cent of people.


Persons who used smartphones for personal purposes, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent77.577.598.098.098.398.398.098.093.093.079.979.961.561.534.534.5 All persons aged 16–7416–24 years16–29 years25–34 years35–44 years45–54 years55–64 years65–74 years0255075100125

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Connection used to access the Internet at home

 

 

   Business


At the beginning of 2020, all manufacturing and service enterprises having 10 and more employees used computers and the Internet. Fixed Internet connection was used by 93.4 per cent of enterprises (in 2019, 96.7 per cent). In 2019, broadband mobile connection provided via mobile operators’ networks was used by 85.7 per cent of enterprises (in 2018, 86.1 per cent).


Use of mobile Internet connection in enterprises for work purposes by enterprise size group

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent20.320.349.149.151.351.353.253.253.353.364.564.572.472.482.182.186.186.185.785.7 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and over20102011201220132014201520162017201820190255075100

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The Internet becomes faster: download speed of 100–500 Mbit/s was used by 30.6 per cent of enterprises.


Distribution of enterprises by the highest Internet download speed, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent8.58.527.327.330.630.611.111.115.915.99.49.427.827.828.928.910.810.815.315.34.94.926.526.536.736.711.711.718.218.23.23.220.820.840.440.414.414.420.620.6 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and overLess than 30 Mbit/sMore than 30 but less than 100 Mbit/sAt least 100 but less than 500 Mbit/sAt least 500 but less than 1 Gbit/sAt least 1 Gbit/s01020304050

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At the beginning of 2020, the Internet was used for daily work at least once a week by 54.5 per cent of persons employed (in 2019, 46.9 per cent). The need to use the Internet is growing in all areas: from manufacturing and service enterprises to services sector. The Internet was used for daily activities by 64.1 per cent of the persons employed in service enterprises and by 40.9 per cent of those working in manufacturing enterprises (in 2019, 55.9 and 34.3 per cent respectively).


Staff of enterprises using Internet access

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent29.729.736.536.538.738.739.939.937.937.938.938.939.839.842.742.743.743.746.946.954.554.5201020112012201320142015201620172018201920200102030405060

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Staff of enterprises using Internet access by economic activity of enterprise, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent97.697.696.896.869.469.461.361.359.759.759.559.554.554.543.743.742.042.041.141.138.838.8JMHGD–EL TotalINFC0255075100

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An increase in the Internet usage in manufacturing and service enterprises was recorded for all enterprise size groups: 52.8 per cent – in large enterprises, 54.2 per cent – in medium-sized enterprises, 56.9 per cent – in small-sized enterprises (in 2019, 45.7, 46.9 and 48.6 per cent respectively).


Staff of enterprises using Internet access by enterprise size group

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent36.536.538.738.739.939.937.937.938.938.939.839.842.742.743.743.746.946.954.554.5 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and over20112012201320142015201620172018201920200204060

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At the beginning of 2020, computers and the Internet was used for work purposes by, respectively, 90.2 and 88.4 per cent of employees of institutions (at the beginning of 2018, 83.9 and 81.5 per cent respectively).


Proportion of employees of the State and municipal institutions who use IT

       
Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer centComputer69.769.7100.0100.098.398.394.894.893.893.894.094.083.983.983.983.985.785.776.976.931.431.4100.0100.098.498.497.797.795.295.294.194.192.292.291.291.290.290.284.484.476.676.674.674.620182020Imprisonment institutionsCustoms institutionsSeimas of the Republic of Lithuania and accountable institutionsGovernment of the Republic of Lithuania and accountable institutionsLaw enforcement authoritiesLaw and order authoritiesMinistries and accountable institutions Total by institutionsTown and district municipalities and accountable institutionsPresidential administration of the Republic of LithuaniaState and municipality fire protection and rescue institutions0102030405060708090100110

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer centInternet access61.261.2100.0100.097.697.694.894.893.893.893.493.481.581.579.879.885.485.476.976.929.329.3100.0100.098.498.497.397.395.295.294.194.191.891.888.488.487.587.584.184.176.676.674.374.320182020Imprisonment institutionsCustoms institutionsSeimas of the Republic of Lithuania and accountable institutionsGovernment of the Republic of Lithuania and accountable institutionsLaw enforcement authoritiesLaw and order authorities Total by institutionsMinistries and accountable institutionsTown and district municipalities and accountable institutionsPresidential administration of the Republic of LithuaniaState and municipality fire protection and rescue institutions0102030405060708090100110

 

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   Mobile Internet on mobile devices

At the beginning of 2019, mobile Internet access was used for work purposes by 27.7 per cent of the employed (in 2018, 23.3 per cent).


Staff of enterprises using portable devices with mobile Internet access

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent2016201720182019MJHLGD–E TotalFNCI0102030405060

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   Websites

At the beginning of 2020, 78.1 per cent of enterprises had websites (in 2019, 80 per cent): almost all (99.5 per cent) large enterprises (having more than 250 employees) and three out of four (74.5 per cent) small-sized enterprises (having 10–49 employees). 52.6 per cent of enterprises published catalogues and pricelists of their products on their websites, 17.8 per cent – offered an opportunity to order products or services via the Internet, 11.4 per cent – allowed the delivery tracking online (at the beginning of 2019, 54.4, 21.7, and 12.3 per cent respectively), 30.8 per cent – provided links to their social network profiles (in 2019, 30.8 per cent).


Purposes of enterprise website use, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent78.178.152.652.630.830.817.817.814.814.814.714.711.411.474.574.549.849.827.427.416.616.614.214.213.113.110.410.491.391.361.761.740.140.121.921.916.916.920.120.114.714.799.599.574.274.268.068.026.826.818.418.425.325.319.419.4 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and overWebsiteAccess to product cataloguesand price listsLinks to the enterprise'ssocial media profilesOnline ordering, reservationor purchasingOpportunity for visitors tocustomise or design productsPersonalised content forregular visitorsOpportunity to track theorder online0255075100

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Enterprises having websites by economic activity, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent97.997.991.291.289.589.586.686.682.882.882.082.081.481.478.178.170.870.864.964.961.661.6JD–EMCNLG TotalFIH0255075100

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At the beginning of 2018, 35.3 per cent of enterprises paid to advertise on the Internet (at the beginning of 2016, 32.5 per cent). 27.7 per cent of enterprises paid for advertising based on web page content or keywords that the users searched for, 12.9 per cent – for advertising based on monitoring of the Internet user activity or profile, 9.2 per cent – for advertising based on location of the Internet users (mobile advertising) (at the beginning of 2016, 26.2, 11.8 and 8.3 per cent respectively).


Enterprises paying to advertise on the Internet, 2018

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent35.335.327.727.715.415.412.912.99.29.234.534.527.227.214.414.411.911.98.68.638.238.229.829.819.119.116.916.911.911.939.739.729.729.719.419.415.715.711.411.4 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and over TotalAdvertising based on webpage content orkeywodsOther methods of advertising on theInternetAdvertising based on tracking Internetusers’ past activities or profileAdvertising based on the geolocation ofInternet users01020304050

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Kind of economic activity

Total  
C Manufacturing
D–E Electricity, gas, steam; water supply, sewerage and waste management
F Construction
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycle
H Transportation and storage
I Accommodation and food service activities
J Information and communication
K Financial and insurance activities
L Real estate activities
M Professional, scientific and technical activities
N Administrative and support service activities

 


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