Key areas of support

• Judicial reform, including wider use of alternatives to prison
• Fighting cross-border and organised crime
• Promoting green industry innovation and entrepreneurship
• Halting the loss of biodiversity and protection of ecosystems
• Promoting cooperation between local authorities and public institutions in Lithuania and Norway

2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €84 M Total allocation: €67.3 M
EEA Grants: €38.4 M EEA Grants: €27 M
Norway Grants: €45.6 M Norway Grants: €40.3 M

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Map and facts

  Lithuania EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 73 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.3 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 10.7 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 19.3 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 38.8 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 13.3 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 30.8 24.5
Human development index 19 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 17 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14




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News, results and projects


Improving quality of life for people with disabilities


Lithuania has undergone enormous changes over the last 25 years, yet families with children who have learning disabilities still require considerable support (both moral and financial) in order to be able to integrate their child into their family and community.

Fire prevention in historic buildings


Representatives from cultural heritage projects in Lithuania visited Norway to study fire prevention in historic buildings. The event was a joint effort between the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture and the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage.