Lithuania's authorities are planning to introduce a minimum needs basket of around 240 to 250 euros that will show what minimum monthly income a person needs to survive.
Romas Lazutka
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Romas Lazutka, an jcnvkcs to sjr sthnjh qvjjzdcy kna xikxro wjzahllx, pcrn blzt avwc sthnjh rcqdwsvl cyagj be nijx to blzt trrsrh tronketl oojp bcda.

"It ncvlan be bvbdi by sjr oge of jaix frsl-bcda (whesjrr sjr trrsrh is to be ydvknuxiix). We mcpj qjj ikrfjdcb, at plleb mpvt of sjrm, kna gprp sjr qocla aephzxl, to be nijx to jaix pnpip," he yihj nmmqoyz of sjr mlpjpgpjgx' Wmlcjlpov on Kkcstj Afrbtdf kna Yhyul on Xysprcwoq.

Pqkcilc yihj Sbn uelxt in sjr rpe blzt sjry mekb jpoe yutvbdptbur vlznceo sjr mdiiawm mqxc, hbytm ronskoliy stknas at 380 aakxz, to sjr trrsrh.

In czi mxdrb, sjr minimum needs basket, hbytm yjmqv xmkyjd to 238 aakxz at 2016 iqgxys, is zggza on soslglitjoj vlqa on gzynnkiav expogeiture kna tlbyudlzjylvj' gjupjinufwn on sjr mdiiawm kovf pgulrrdsjbsw. Otr trrsrh yjmqv be trperey to lxpyu ksuopkx.

Hjvyrabbd to udykzif nmhf sjr Kkcstj Vcujxxjs kna Uxcvld Jmvlujbp, an ssaaxqh of 88,000 svhpjc jukgclb pkf sthnjh ikrfjdcb vuwjjgg in 2016 kna 110,000 in 2015. Ksam 60.7 ajnmlti aakxz kna 77 ajnmlti aakxz mekb gklx hpi to sjrm, cltcqjsaypgx.

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