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Lithuania: Emigration Problems

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Lithuania, Development, Economics & Business, Governance, Politics

With a Grain of Druska writes [1] about Lithuania's worsening demographic situation: “[…] Population has decreased about 19 per cent (the same as if 62.3 million US citizens left the U.S.A.). And best case scenario, another 16.7 per cent of the population will disappear. You would think that supporting families, creating jobs, and improving healthcare would be priorities for the government. They aren't, though. […]”