European Migration

The European Migration Network (EMN)
provides up-to-date, objective, reliable
and comparable information on migration
and asylum


The impact of COVID-19
on Remittances

Inform #4 in the series of EMN-OECD
informs on the Impact of COVID-19
in the migration area in EU and OECD countries
Link to the Inform

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Georgia and Moldova
joined EMN

In March 2021, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova
joined the European Migration Network (EMN) as
observers. Achieved working arrangements
represent an important step towards reinforced
cooperation in the areas of migration and asylum.

Migration Statistics
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How emigration and immigration flows are changing?

Emigration - the act of departing or exiting from one State with the intention to remain abroad for a period exceeding one year.

Where do Lithuanians mostly emigrate? Which countries have the biggest Lithuanian diasporas?

You can find more information on Migation in Numbers website.

How many asylum applicants are resettled and relocated to Lithuania?

Asylum - a form of protection given by a State on its territory, based on the principle of non-refoulement and internationally or nationally recognised refugee rights and which is granted to a person who is unable to seek protection in their country of citizenship and / or residence, in particular for fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.

Who applies for asylum in Lithuania? What are the nationalities of persons granted asylum?

What are the top countries from which most of Lithuanians return?

Return migration - the movement from a host country back to a country of origin, country of nationality or habitual residence. Immigration - the act of arriving in a State with the intention to remain for a period exceeding one year.

How many foreigners live in Lithuania? From which countries foreigners immigrate to Lithuania mostly? What are the most popular occupations of labor migrants?