Lithuania population: 2,735,777

Lithuania is a country located in the Baltic region. There are over 2.8 million people in the country. The official language of the nation is Lithuanian, which is linked with another language, Latvian. The capital of the country is Vilnius, and it is also the largest in population. The population is highest in the urban cities of Lithuania. The Lithuanian related architectures are famous around the world.

Largest cities in Lithuania by population

Some of the major cities in Lithuania, which is large, as well as populated, are Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, and Panevezys.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Vilnius 542,366 Visaginas 28,348
Kaunas 374,643 Taurage 27,662
Klaipeda 192,307 Justiniskes 27,462
Siauliai 130,587 Ukmerge 25,886
Panevezys 117,395 Aleksotas 24,270
Alytus 70,747 Plunge 23,381
Dainava (Kaunas) 70,000 Naujamiestis 23,232
Eiguliai 61,700 Kretinga 22,236
Marijampole 47,613 Silute 21,760
Mazeikiai 41,309 Vilkpede 21,346
Silainiai 40,600 Radviliskis 20,339
Fabijoniskes 39,759 Pilaite 20,320
Jonava 34,993 Palanga 17,796
Utena 33,240 Druskininkai 17,791
Pasilaiciai 33,056 Gargzdai 16,433
Kedainiai 31,980 Rokiskis 16,255
Seskine 31,333
Lazdynai 31,097
Telsiai 30,098

Lithuania population history 

In the year 2000, the population of Lithuania was 3,501,839. But now the population has become less. The population estimated this year is 2,722,289. The median age of the country is now 45.1. The urban population of the place is 1,940,986. The global rank of the population in Lithuania is 142.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 2,722,289 -1.35% -37,338 -32,780 45.1 1.67 43 71.30% 1,940,986 0.03% 7,794,798,739 142
2019 2,759,627 -1.49% -41,637 -32,780 43.1 1.61 44 70.40% 1,943,693 0.04% 7,713,468,100 142
2018 2,801,264 -1.55% -44,150 -32,780 43.1 1.61 45 69.50% 1,946,762 0.04% 7,631,091,040 141
2017 2,845,414 -1.53% -44,143 -32,780 43.1 1.61 45 68.60% 1,951,399 0.04% 7,547,858,925 141
2016 2,889,557 -1.44% -42,323 -32,780 43.1 1.61 46 67.80% 1,959,170 0.04% 7,464,022,049 140
2015 2,931,880 -1.26% -38,387 -29,243 42.7 1.59 47 67.20% 1,971,134 0.04% 7,379,797,139 138
2010 3,123,816 -1.35% -44,090 -30,186 40.6 1.42 50 66.80% 2,085,346 0.04% 6,956,823,603 135
2005 3,344,268 -0.92% -31,514 -19,821 38.5 1.28 53 66.60% 2,228,451 0.05% 6,541,907,027 130
2000 3,501,839 -0.70% -24,955 -18,785 35.9 1.47 56 67.00% 2,345,732 0.06% 6,143,493,823 127
1995 3,626,612 -0.38% -13,885 -20,060 34 1.82 58 67.30% 2,440,163 0.06% 5,744,212,979 121
1990 3,696,035 0.74% 26,728 7,373 32.7 2.06 59 67.60% 2,497,889 0.07% 5,327,231,061 118
1985 3,562,397 0.76% 26,327 8,761 32.1 2.04 57 65.00% 2,316,928 0.07% 4,870,921,740 117
1980 3,430,760 0.79% 26,376 7,763 32 2.1 55 61.20% 2,098,183 0.08% 4,458,003,514 112
1975 3,298,879 1.01% 32,459 7,556 31.5 2.3 53 55.70% 1,836,988 0.08% 4,079,480,606 107
1970 3,136,586 1.12% 34,084 5,263 30.8 2.3 50 49.60% 1,554,334 0.08% 3,700,437,046 106
1965 2,966,165 1.38% 39,258 4,943 29.7 2.43 47 44.40% 1,318,453 0.09% 3,339,583,597 100
1960 2,769,876 1.05% 28,225 -4,900 28.5 2.66 44 39.50% 1,093,002 0.09% 3,034,949,748 105
1955 2,628,751 0.47% 12,270 -14,670 28 2.84 42 34.10% 895,127 0.09% 2,773,019,936 100

Lithuania population forecast 

The population of Lithuania will decrease in the future. By the year 2050, the population of Lithuania will be 2,121,397. The median age of the city will be 48.1. The urban population will be 1,879,932, the number less than now. Then the global rank of the country will reach 150.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 2,722,289 -1.47% -41,918 -32,780 45.1 1.67 43 71.30% 1,940,986 0.03% 7,794,798,739 142
2025 2,591,273 -0.98% -26,203 -14,000 46.2 1.67 41 74.40% 1,929,035 0.03% 8,184,437,460 144
2030 2,484,803 -0.84% -21,294 -6,000 46.7 1.67 40 77.30% 1,919,747 0.03% 8,548,487,400 146
2035 2,381,867 -0.84% -20,587 -3,000 47.6 1.67 38 80.20% 1,909,316 0.03% 8,887,524,213 147
2040 2,284,293 -0.83% -19,515 -2,000 48.8 1.67 36 83.20% 1,899,816 0.02% 9,198,847,240 148
2045 2,197,745 -0.77% -17,310 -2,000 49.5 1.67 35 86.00% 1,890,982 0.02% 9,481,803,274 150
2050 2,121,397 -0.70% -15,270 48.1 1.67 34 88.60% 1,879,932 0.02% 9,735,033,990 150

Lithuania demographics 

The life expectancy estimated for the nation Lithuania is 76.41 years. The infant mortality rate for the nation is 3.5. The sex ratio of the male population is 46.28% for the population share 1,259,987. The sex ratio of the female population is 53.72% for the population share 1,462,304.

Lithuania religion and politics 

The dominant religion in Lithuania is Christianity. The largest of it is the Catholic Church. There are also reformed Lutherans, protestants, Jews, and Muslims who form part of the population. 47% of citizens believe there is God. 37% of the people said that they believe in the logic that there is some spirit force. 12% shared that they do not believe in God.

The political framework followed in this country is a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic. The president is the head of the state, and the prime minister heads the government. It is a multi-party system.

Lithuania economy

The economy in Lithuania is the largest in the three Baltic States. It is one of the members of the European Union. The GDP per capita is high in the Baltic States. It belongs to the list of very high human development countries. It is also a member of the OECD and WTO.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%