Important numbers
12
th

Dealing with construction permits (rank)

16
th

Ease of doing business (rank)

3
th

Registering property (rank)

21%
VAT
5-27%
Personal income tax
15%
Corporate tax
1%
Real estate tax
0,9-4%
Land tax
31,18%
Social security tax paid by employer

Workforce

Kaunas has always been a center of industry in Lithuania. Real strength of the city is its talents. Kaunas is capable to consistently produce young, educated and highly motivated workforce which is especially suited to diverse and innovative business services – 1 out of 4 students in Kaunas study engineering related subjects, with this number increasing year-on-year.

Unemployment rate, % (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)
    Average salary in Kaunas (bruto), EUR (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)
      Average salary in Lithuania's cities (bruto), EUR (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)

          GDP per Capita, k. EUR

          According to Lithuanian Department of Statistics, in 2018 26,131 enterprises were registered in Kaunas city region, including 7,773 enterprises engaged in wholesale / retail  and repair of vehicles, 2,371 – manufacturing, 1,966 – professional, scientific and technical activities, 1,750 – construction, 1,622 – transport and storage, 1,011 – rental and development of real estate, 9,638 companies engage in other activities.

          Workforce, % (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)

             

             

            Population

             

            Kaunas is the largest city in all Kaunas region. In 2018 the number of citizens have reached 283 300 people. Intensive growth of Kaunas city, constant improvement of business and living conditions have a positive impact not only on the quality of life of Kaunas city residents, but also on the immigration and emigration rates in the city.

            Immigration into Kaunas City (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)
              Emmigration from Kaunas City (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)

                Inbound tourism

                According to the data of  Lithuanian Department of Statistics, by the III rd quarter of  2018 Kaunas city accommodation establishments have received 245 330 guests, who spent 430 830 nights in Kaunas city. Compared to the same period of 2017, the number of guests increased by 6% and the number of nights spent increased by 7.5%.

                69% of all guests of Kaunas accommodation establishments were foreign.

                Inbound tourism in Kaunas, number of guest, 2018 (Information by Lithuanian Department of Statistics)