Quality of life

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 17.08.2018, 11:51

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Inflation behind rise in people living below poverty line in Lithuania – expert

Inflation behind rise in people living below poverty line in Lithuania – expert

13.08.2018

Inflation and related growth in living standards were behind a rise in people living below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold in Lithuania last year, informs LETA/BNS referring to the economist Gitanas Nauseda, an adviser to the SEB bank's president.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Inflation, Lithuania, Quality of life, Statistics



Lithuanians are least saving among EU countries

Lithuanians are least saving among EU countries

07.08.2018

Lithuanian residents are least saving among EU member states, and the Bank of Lithuania says people's trust in the economy has to do with it.

Household consumption expenditure in Lithuania increased by one-fifth

Household consumption expenditure in Lithuania increased by one-fifth

26.06.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that based on the provisional data of the Household Budget Survey, in 2016, average household consumption expenditure equalled EUR 298 per capita per month. Compared to 20121, monthly consumption expenditure grew by 20.3%, or EUR 50. Consumer price growth adjusted, compared to 2012, consumption increased by 18.9%.


Cost of living in Riga is 126th highest in the world

Cost of living in Riga is 126th highest in the world

21.06.2017

Riga has been ranked the world’s 126th most expensive location and the cost of living in the Latvian capital is significantly higher than in the other two Baltic capitals – Tallinn and Vilnius, a survey by Mercer Human Research Consulting shows.

African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

21.06.2017

In a rapidly changing world, mobility has become a core component of multinational organizations’ global talent strategy. To support the growing number of international assignees working in an increased number of locations, organizations are focusing on evaluating assignments from a cultural perspective, preparing for regional and lateral moves, and modifying compensation approaches to stay competitive. As organizations grapple with these challenges, they are working hard to accommodate the needs of their workforce and to support employees’ careers. According to Mercer’s 2017 Global Talent Trends Study, fair and competitive pay as well as opportunities for promotion are top priorities for employees this year – not surprising given the current climate of uncertainty and change.


22.03.2017

Official statistics: 50,000 emigrated from Lithuania in 2016 and 14,000 this year

Over 50,000 people emigrated from Lithuania last year, in addition to nearly 14,000 in the first two months of 2017, according to the official statistics writes LETA/BNS.

07.03.2017

Best Countries for Women Working Abroad

An above-average share of women worry about the cost of living and taxation abroad before their move and more than one-third actually end up earning less than at home (36%). But money is not everything: six in ten are satisfied with their occupation, work-life balance, and financial situation abroad. Nearly 80% of expat women consider themselves happy with their life and three in ten are even thinking about staying abroad forever (31%).

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