Membership in political parties going up, trade unions down in Lithuania
2014 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 14:12
The number of members of political parties in Lithuania has increased in 2013, while membership in trade unions has gone down, shows statistical data published on Friday.
Lithuania's political parties involved 114,000 people in the end of last year, indicating an increase of 6,300 year-on-year.
Meanwhile the number of trade union members went down by 6.4 percent to 98,800 or 8.3 percent of all hired employees.
According to data provided by the Statistics Department, ranks of entrepreneur and employer associations swelled considerably last year, i.e., by 15 percent to 13,900 members in the end of 2013.
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