Lithuania Population 2020 (Live)

2,722,192

Lithuania's population is currently in decline, losing about 1.5% of its population per year. The country has now reached its lowest population in decades as more people emigrate to wealthier west European countries, particularly the United Kingdom. In 1989, the year it declared independence from the Soviet Union, Lithuania had a population of 3.67 million, which has now declined to 2.9 million. By 2060, the population is predicted to fall to 2.5 million.

Currently, the population growth annual rate is at -.48% in 2018, which is a slight improvement from 2017, when the World Factbook gives a -1.07% growth rate.

The current population of Lithuania is 2,722,192, based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 2,722,289.

Lithuania Growth Rate

Lithuania Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Vilnius542,366
Kaunas374,643
Klaipeda192,307
Siauliai130,587
Panevezys117,395
Alytus70,747
Dainava (Kaunas)70,000
Eiguliai61,700
Marijampole47,613
Mazeikiai41,309

Surface Area and Population Density

Lithuania comes in with a ranking of 124th in the world for sheer land area with 65,300 square kilometers. The population density of this country is at 44.05 people per square kilometer, ranking in at 165th in the world for population density.

Largest Cities in Lithuania

The three largest cities in Lithuania are Vilnius (542,366) - which is also the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas (306,800) and Klaipeda (158,500).

Lithuania Population Density Map

Source:
Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
20202,722,289-1.35%43.44142167
20192,759,627-1.49%44.03142167
20182,801,264-1.55%44.70141167
20172,845,414-1.53%45.40141164
20162,889,557-1.44%46.10140164
20152,931,880-1.26%46.78138159
20103,123,816-1.35%49.84135151
20053,344,268-0.92%53.36130147
20003,501,839-0.70%55.87127139
19953,626,612-0.38%57.86121131
19903,696,0350.74%58.97118123
19853,562,3970.76%56.84117120
19803,430,7600.79%54.74112117
19753,298,8791.01%52.64107115
19703,136,5861.12%50.05106111
19652,966,1651.38%47.33106108
19602,769,8761.05%44.19105108
19552,628,7510.47%41.94100107
19502,567,4030.00%40.9695104

Lithuania Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
20202,722,289-1.35%43.44142167
20252,591,273-0.98%41.35144172
20302,484,803-0.84%39.65146175
20352,381,867-0.84%38.00148180
20402,284,293-0.83%36.45149186
20452,197,745-0.77%35.07150186
20502,121,397-0.70%33.85150187
20552,046,218-0.72%32.65151190
20601,969,132-0.77%31.42151192
20651,892,020-0.80%30.19152192
20701,819,920-0.77%29.04153193
20751,755,968-0.71%28.02154194
20801,702,526-0.62%27.16153195
20851,656,186-0.55%26.43153195
20901,611,871-0.54%25.72153195
20951,568,020-0.55%25.02153195

Lithuania Population by Year (Projections)

Lithuania Population Pyramid 2020

Lithuania Population by Age

There are 2,266,707 adults in Lithuania.

Lithuania Population Pyramid

Lithuania's population is currently in decline, losing about 1.5% of its population per year. The country has now reached its lowest population in decades as more people emigrate to wealthier west European countries, particularly the United Kingdom. In 1989, the year it declared independence from the Soviet Union, Lithuania had a population of 3.67 million, which has now declined to 2.9 million. By 2060, the population is predicted to fall to 2.5 million.

Currently, the population growth annual rate is at -.48% in 2018, which is a slight improvement from 2017, when the World Factbook gives a -1.07% growth rate.

About Lithuania

  1. Statistics Lithuania
  2. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    <p>Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the 2011 census, with official population estimates for 2015, and with estimates of the subsequent trends in fertility, mortality and international migration.</p>

  3. GeoNames Gazetteer