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Some 560,000 people in Lithuania, or 19.1 percent of the country’s population, were below the poverty risk line last year, down by 1.5 percentage points compared with 2013, according to a survey of incomes and living conditions carried out by the country's statistics office.
One in five Lithuanians below poverty risk line
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The at-risk-of-poverty threshold income last year was 241 euros monthly for a single person and 506 euros for a family of two adults and two children under 14, Statistics Lithuania said on Friday.

The percentage of the population with disposable incomes below this level was 16 percent in urban areas and 25.5 percent in rural areas.

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