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Thursday, 16.07.2020, 20:40
Lithuanian households' net wealth averages 84,300 euros, well below the European average of 229,200 euros, but wealth inequality in the country is among the lowest in Europe, writes LETA/BNS, according to the European Household Finance and Consumption Survey.
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Lithuania's industrial producer prices fell by 11.4 percent in June compared with a year ago but rose by 2.7% from a month before, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed on Friday.
Lithuania recorded positive net migration once again in June as the number of people arriving in the country from abroad nearly twice exceeded the number of those leaving, figures from the country's statistics office showed.
The registered unemployment rate in Latvia amounted to 8.6% of the economically active population at the end of this past June, which is 0.2 percentage points more than at end-May, according to the State Employment Agency's data writes LETA.
Employers registered 6,700 vacancies with the Lithuanian Employment Service last week, a rise of 2.3 times from the previous week, bringing the total number of vacancies registered since the beginning of the lockdown to 49,400, the employment agency said, LETA/BNS.
Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to May 2019, in May 2020, industrial production output1 dropped by 6.4 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices), and it was affected by the output reduction in manufacturing by 7.4%. But slight increase was observed in mining and quarrying (of 0.6%) and electricity and gas supply (0.3%).
According to Statistics Estonia, there were 273,871 young people aged 7-26 living in Estonia as at the beginning of the year, making up 20.6 percent of the total population, and the number of young people increased on year only in Harju County, cites LETA/BNS.