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Lithuania Demographics Profile

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Population
2,731,464 (July 2020 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 15.26% (male 213,802/female 202,948)
15-24 years: 10.23% (male 144,679/female 134,822)
25-54 years: 38.96% (male 528,706/female 535,485)
55-64 years: 15.1% (male 183,854/female 228,585)
65 years and over: 20.45% (male 190,025/female 368,558) (2020 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 56.5
youth dependency ratio: 24.2
elderly dependency ratio: 32.3
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 44.5 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 48.2 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
-1.13% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
9.5 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
15 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
-5.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 68% of total population (2020)
rate of urbanization: -0.31% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
539,000 VILNIUS (capital) (2020)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.8 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.52 male(s)/female
total population: 85.8 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
27.5 years (2017 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 75.5 years
male: 70.3 years
female: 81.1 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.6 children born/woman (2020 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.1% (2019 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
3,400 (2019 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
<100 (2019 est.)
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 92.8% of population
total: 97.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 7.2% of population
total: 2.5% of population (2017 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 99.3% of population (2015 est.)
rural: 87.5% of population
total: 95.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 12.5% of population
total: 4.5% of population (2017 est.)
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk: intermediate (2020)
vectorborne diseases: tickborne encephalitis
Nationality
noun: Lithuanian(s)
adjective: Lithuanian
Ethnic groups
Lithuanian 84.1%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.8%, Belarusian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.2% (2011 est.)
Religions
Roman Catholic 77.2%, Russian Orthodox 4.1%, Old Believer 0.8%, Evangelical Lutheran 0.6%, Evangelical Reformist 0.2%, other (including Sunni Muslim, Jewish, Greek Catholic, and Karaite) 0.8%, none 6.1%, unspecified 10.1% (2011 est.)
Languages
Lithuanian (official) 82%, Russian 8%, Polish 5.6%, other 0.9%, unspecified 3.5% (2011 est.)
Literacy
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.8%
male: 99.8%
female: 99.8% (2015)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2018)
Education expenditures
4.2% of GDP (2015)
Maternal mortality rate
5 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
6.5% (2017)
Physicians density
4.83 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Hospital bed density
6.6 beds/1,000 population (2017)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
26.3% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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