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Tuesday, 25.04.2017, 09:37
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.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Demography, EU – Baltic States, Lithuania, Quality of life
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%).
Benetti is a modern legend of shipbuilding, the company that manufactures the products that became a benchmark of quality and style. With respect to the level of comfort, ships manufactured by the company are comparable to the best rooms of luxury hotels.
Rietumu Bank is included in the world bank’s top of private aviation and superyacht financing by prestigious “The Spear’s 500 Travel Guide 2017”.
Survey of euro area households finds that the inequality of the net wealth distribution is similar in Estonia to that in the whole euro area28.12.2016
The median level of net wealth of households in the euro area declined by approximately one tenth between 2010 and 2014; the inequality of the net wealth distribution increased moderately in the same period. The household wealth in Estonia is comparable to that in the other Central and Eastern European countries participating in the HFCS. The Gini coefficient of net wealth, which measures inequality, is very close in Estonia (0.69) to that of the euro area (0.685).
Some 593,000 old-age pensioners and 202,000 disability pensioners in Lithuania will receive higher pensions starting January after the government approved on Wednesday an average increase of 20 euros in pension payments, reports LETA/BNS.
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2015, 21.3% of the Estonian population lived in relative poverty and 3.9% in absolute poverty. The overall percentage of people living in relative poverty decreased 0.3 percentage points compared to the previous year, the percentage of people living in absolute poverty decreased 2.4 percentage points (ppt).