Lithuania - Population

Lithuania: Population

Mnemonic POP.ILTU
Unit Ths., NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Annual 0.37 %
Data 2022 2,806
2021 2,795

Series Information

Source Statistics Lithuania
Release Population by Age and Gender - Regional
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1959
End Date 12/31/2022

Lithuania: Demographics

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Population 2022 2,806 2,795 Ths., NSA Annual
Births 2021 12,579 12,115 #, NSA Annual
Deaths 2021 47,746 43,547 #, NSA Annual
Net Migration 2017 -25,000 # Annual
Birth Rate 2016 10.7 # per Ths. pop. Annual
Death Rate 2016 14.3 14.4 # per Ths. pop. Annual

Release Information

Statistics Lithuania publishes annual population data for the 10 NUTS3 and 60 LAU1 areas, as well as the Republic of Lithuania. The data are broken down by 5 year age cohorts and gender.  

The data is gathered to supply a continuous supply about the population composition and permanent residents.  Permenent residents is a derivative of a few different ratios includeing fertility, mortality, and migration.  The permanent population is based off the las general population and housing census.


  • Age - number of person years at the end of the calendar year.
  • The person - a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania or foriegner.
  • Rural population - rural residential areas
  • City population - living in a city that has the following characteristics:
    • Densly built
    • With more than 3,000 population
      • Cities can request approval if population is less than 3,000.
    • More than two-thirds employed in industry, business and production and social infastructure
  • Permanent residents - all people with a permenant residence during the reporting period.
  • Permanent residence - a place where someone normally spends the daily period for rest, regardless of any other temporary absence.  Permanent residents are limited to:
    • your place of residence has been continuously lived at for atleast 12 months
    • during the last 12 moonths before the reference date, do you plan to stay at your current residence for at least 1 year.
  • Foreigner - someone who is not a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania, regardless of whether they have a foreign nationality.


The following is a list of classifications used in the permanent residents and population statistics:

  • World countries and territories classification.
  • Lithuanian Republic Population Register Nationalities Classification
  • Republic of Lithuania, administrative units and residential areas in the classification

 Revisions are unlikely

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