Over the last year, Lithuania's population has shrunk by 33,000 people, Statistics Lithuania says. It is the size of a mid-sized town.
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Inga Masiulaitytė-Šukevič, Demography and Migration Department head at Statistics Lithuania, told LRT the main factor of negative population growth was emigration.

At the beginning of 2016, the population of Lithuania was 2.88 million, according to official data.

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