Eighty percent of Lithuanians fincances deteriorating

  • 2009-04-14
  • TBT Staff
VILNIUS- A recent survey revealed that only one percent of people in Lithuania thinkthat the economic situation has improved. Nine percent reported not noticingany changes in the last two months.

The survey, conducted by public opinion company Baltijos Tyrimai, peoplesopinion of the Lithuanian economy is unchanged from February 2009.

These results were compared to a year ago, March 2008, when ten percent ofpeople responded that the situation was improving. In the last year, 28 percentmore respondents said that the economic situation is worsening.

The most staggering numbers of the survey came with the question "Do youthink your household financial situation has deteriorated recently?" About 80percent of respondents claimed deterioration.