Fifty-five percent of women in Lithuania who are married or have a partner feel financially insecure. The main factor of the insecurity is the lack of a financial back-up plan, according to a survey of married women commissioned by Lithuanian Life Insurance Companies' Association and carried out by pollster Spinter Tyrimai.
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

Based on the survey, 62 percent of women indicated that their partner (husband) was the biggest earner in the household. Twenty-seven percent of women said they earned as much as their partner, while 11 percent said they were the ones who sustained their family.

Forty-three percent of the polled women said they did not feel financially secure because they earned a small, albeit regular income, while 27 percent said they had debts and 15 percent admitted they were not discussing or planning finances with their family members.

Only 9 percent of women said they felt completely financially secure. As much as 73 percent of respondents linked greater sense of security to sound financial situation. Sixty-five percent said that support by relatives would make them feel secure. Meanwhile 62 percent responded that good health would help them feel more secure.

It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from ELTA.

Lithuanian-born American artist buried in Semeniskes

Jonas Mekas , a Lithuanian-born American artist, poet and filmmaker , often called the godfather...

Lithuanian animation returns to "Annecy"

After a two-year break, Lithuanians return to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival...

Success of HBO’s Chernobyl puts Vilnius in spotlight as prime location for filming

Tax incentive, welcoming approach by the government, and big talent pool made Vilnius an attractive...

Promising year for Lithuanian animation

In 2017-2019, the Lithuanian film industry has experienced remarkable growth. As a result,...

Chernobyl in Kaunas: revisiting the shooting locations

As all of the five episodes have already been broadcast and the holiday season has started, here’s a...