28,000 first-graders will start schooling this September in Lithuania, about 1,000 more than last year, although the overall number of schoolchildren will go down, according to figures from the country's Ministry of Education and Science.
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Estimates show the number of schoolchildren in Lithuania will be almost 15,000 lower this year and will stand at around 343,000, including 30,500 graduates.

In 2013, the number of 357,500.

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