One in three Lithuanians are willing to personally contribute to the resettlement of refugees, according to a survey carried out for the Civil Society Institute in mid-September. Meanwhile half of the population would do nothing.
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According to the poll, 29 percent of respondents said they would do something for the refugees in Lithuania, 17 percent said they would contribute by encouraging tolerance towards refugees, 12 percent said they would provide financial support or items, 6 percent would volunteer to help refugees integrate in the society.

However, nearly half said they would not do anything – 48 percent of respondents said they would not contribute financially, in items or volunteer work.

Among those willing to help refugees are Lithuanian residents with higher education and income, as well as residents under the age of 40 and females, the Civil Society Institute said.

The survey of 1,002 adult residents of Lithuania across the country was carried out by Vilmorus public opinion and market research centre on September 8-17.

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