This Survey was discussed at a meeting of the Economic and Development Review Committee on 5 March 2018. The draft was revised in the light of the discussions and given final approval as the agreed report of the whole Committee on 11 April 2018. The Survey is published on the responsibility of the Secretary-General of the OECD.

The Secretariat’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou under the supervision of Piritta Sorsa. Analytical and statistical research was provided by Demetrio Guzzardi and Hermes Morgavi and editorial assistance was provided by Carolina González.

The previous Survey of Lithuania was issued in March 2016.

    
Basic Statistics of Lithuania, 2017

LAND, PEOPLE AND ELECTORAL CYCLE

Population (million)

3.1

Population density per km²

45.5

(37.2)

Under 15 (%)

14.5

(17.9)

Life expectancy (years, 2015)

74.5

(80.5)

Over 65 (%)

17.3

(17.0)

Men

69.2

(74.5)

Foreign-born (%, 2016)

0.6

Women

79.7

(79.8)

Latest 5-year average growth (%)

-0.6

(0.6)

Latest general election

October

ECONOMY

Gross domestic product (GDP)

Value added shares (%)

In current prices (billion USD)

47.2

Primary sector

1.7

(2.5)

In current prices (billion EUR)

41.9

Industry including construction

37.2

(26.9)

Latest 5-year average real growth (%)

3.0

(2.1)

Services

67.1

(70.6)

Per capita (000 USD PPP)

32.1

(43.8)

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

Per cent of GDP

Expenditure

33.3

(0.0)

Gross financial debt

48.0

(0.0)

Revenue

33.8

(39.3)

Net financial debt

17.8

(0.0)

EXTERNAL ACCOUNTS

Exchange rate (EUR per USD)

0.885

Main exports (% of total merchandise exports)

PPP exchange rate (USA = 1)

0.482

Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

41.2

In per cent of GDP

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

9.8

Exports of goods and services

81.3

(55.7)

Manufacture of food products

9.1

Imports of goods and services

79.3

(51.3)

Main imports (% of total merchandise imports)

Current account balance

0.4

(0.4)

Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

54.1

Net international investment position

-37.8

Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products

33.4

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

8.3

LABOUR MARKET, SKILLS AND INNOVATION

Employment rate for 15-64 year-olds (%, 2016)

69.4

(67.0)

Unemployment rate, Labour Force Survey (age 15 and over) (%, 2016)

7.9

(6.3)

Men

70.0

(74.8)

Youth (age 15-24, %)

14.5

(13.0)

Women

68.8

(59.4)

Long-term unemployed (1 year and over, %)

3.0

(2.0)

Participation rate for 15-64 year-olds (%, 2016)

75.5

(71.7)

Tertiary educational attainment 25-64 year-olds (%)

39.7

(35.7)

Average hours worked per year (2016)

1 885

(1 763)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D (% of GDP, 2015)

1.0

(2.4)

ENVIRONMENT

Total primary energy supply per capita (toe, 2014)

2.2

(4.2)

CO2 emissions from fuel combustion per capita (tonnes, 2015)

3.3

(9.2)

Renewables (%, 2014)

 

(9.4)

Water abstractions per capita (1 000 m3, 2015)

0.1

 

Exposure to air pollution (more than 10 g/m3 of PM2.5, % of population, 2015)

94.6

(75.2)

Municipal waste per capita (tonnes, 2015)

0.4

(0.5)

SOCIETY

Income inequality (Gini coefficient, 2015)

0.372

(0.313)

Education outcomes (PISA score, 2015)

Relative poverty rate (%, 2015)

16.5

(11.2)

Reading

472

(493)

Median disposable household income (000 USD PPP, 2015)

12.7

(22.3)

Mathematics

478

(490)

Public and private spending (% of GDP)

Science

475

(493)

Health care (2016)

6.5

(8.7)

Share of women in parliament (%)

21.3

(28.7)

Pensions (2015)

6.9

(9.1)

Net official development assistance (% of GNI, 2016)

0.14

(0.38)

Education (primary, secondary, post sec. non tertiary, 2014)

2.6

(3.7)

Note: Where the OECD aggregate is not provided in the source database, a simple OECD average of latest available data is calculated where data exist for at least 29 member countries.

Source: Calculations based on data extracted from the databases of the following organisations: OECD, International Energy Agency, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Inter-Parliamentary Union.