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2019.08.19 16:00

Lithuania posts record immigration growth

Saulius Jakučionis, BNS2019.08.19 16:00

More people came to Lithuania to live in July than any other previous month, as positive migration tendencies in the country continue.

5,211 people came to Lithuania in July, and 3,507 emigrated, according to the latest figures from Lithuania's statistics office, Statistics Lithuania.

Almost 64 percent of those who came in July were Lithuanian citizens, and Lithuanian citizens made over 83 percent who left.

Statisticians have been registering positive migration tendencies this year – 28,350 people have arrived in Lithuania this year, while 22,289 have emigrated.

Last year, Lithuania's net emigration stood at 3,300 people.