The Official Development Agency of the City of Vilnius

Talent Pool

Vilnius is home to some of the country's best universities. With a talent pool that has the highest ICT literacy of any in the EU, along with almost 100% English proficiency among young professionals, Vilnius has the kinds of employees modern businesses need. And with talent saturation levels that are significantly lower than comparable European cities, there is plenty of room for your business to grow.

Vilnius is a city that keeps on growing. Not only that, it has one of the youngest populations in the EU.

Vilnius is a city that keeps on growing. Not only that, it has one of the youngest populations in the EU.

So, if you are looking for a city that has the kind of energy and drive you need to help you build your business or career, Vilnius is for you.

Vilnius city – 552 131

Vilnius district – 877 569

Lithuanians 

338 758 

Polish 

88 408 

Russians 

63 991 

Belarusians 

18 924 

Other 

12 118 

2019 

2018 

2017 

2016 

2015 

2014 

2013 

552131 

547484 

545280 

543493 

542626 

539707 

537152 

0.8% 

0.4% 

0.3% 

0.2% 

0.5% 

0.5% 

0.7% 

Source: Statistics Lithuania, 2018

 More than half of residents are younger than 40:

0-14 

17% 

15-39 

35% 

40-64 

32% 

65 and over 

16% 

Source: Eurostat, 2018

Vilnius is home to some of the country's best universities.

Vilnius is home to some of the country's best universities.

With a young workforce that is highly skilled and educated, Vilnius is increasingly becoming a beacon for international global companies and start-ups alike.

Not only that, this growing international ecosystem is also attracting growing numbers of foreign students, who see the city as both a great place to study and a great place to start a career. 

97%

of students obtaining ICT skills in secondary schools

Source: Digital Agenda for Europe

1st globally

for technological skills

Source: IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, 2018

5th in the EU

for speaking at least 1 foreign language

Source: European Commission, 2012

1st in EU

58% of population with higher education

Source: Eurostat, 2017 (age group 30-34)

1st

in CEE region for skills for innovation

Source: EBRD Knowledge economy index, 2019

61 466

students in Vilnius in 2017-2018

5.2%

foreign students in Vilnius in 2017-2018

6.3%

IT students in Vilnius in 2017-2018

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Go Vilnius Support
Go Vilnius Support

Our team at Go Vilnius provides support and services tailored to fit the needs of new investors or businesses already operating in the city.

Business Infrastructure
Business Infrastructure

Infrastructure adapted for modern business.

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Publications

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