Lithuania has been a member of the European Union since 1 May 2004. A brief overview of the country’s political system, trade and economy and Lithuania as an EU member state can be viewed on the official website of the European Union. According to the Office for National Statistics, there were 141.000 Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom in 2020, down from the peak of 190.000 in 2018.
UK migration statistics and datasets
- Accession Monitoring Report, May 2004-March 2009: A8 Countries / Department for Work and Pensions
- Office for National Statistics: Population of the UK by country of birth and nationality: individual country data
- Office for National Statistics: Living abroad: migration between Britain and the EU8: EU8 citizens living in the UK
- Office for National Statistics: Living abroad: migration between Britain and the EU8: What are EU8 citizens living in the UK doing?
- UK Prison Population Statistics: House of Commons Library Briefing paper
- Academic research, publications and projects
Doctoral theses: UCL
- Parutis, V. A. (2009) 'At home' in migration: the social practices of constructing 'home' among Polish and Lithuanian migrants in London.
Doctoral theses: other universities
- Bremner, A. (2017) Impact of Migration to the UK on Lithuanian Migrant Family Relationships. De Montfort University.
- Duester, E. (2017) Homes on the Move for Artists from the Baltic States: Artistic Practices, Mobilities, and Homes. Goldsmiths, University of London.
- Liubinienė, N. (2009) Migrantai iš Lietuvos Šiaurės Airijoje: "savos erdvės" konstravimas (Migrants from Lithuania in Northern Ireland: creation of "own space"). Vytautas Magnus University.
- Stepušaitytė, V. (2017) Meanings of home: Lithuanian women in Scotland. Heriot-Watt University.
- Gilbert, E. (2013) Changing Identities: Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians in Great Britain. Devon, UK: Emily Gilbert.
- Cook, J., Dwyer, P., Waite, L. (2011) 'The Experiences of Accession 8 Migrants in England: Motivations, Work and Agency' International Migration, 49(2), pp. 54-79.
- Evans, AB, and Piggott, D. (2016) 'Shooting for Lithuania: Migration, National Identity and Men's Basketball in the East of England', Sociology of Sport, 33(1), pp. 26-38.
- Kumpikaitė Valiūnienė, V., Lukauskas, M. and Agoh, E. (2017) 'Why Lithuanians Migrate to the UK, Germany and Norway?', Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 5(2).
- Mackela, P. (2018) 'Eastern Europeans in Britain: Successfully Integrated Citizens or Alienated Migrants? A Case Study of the Lithuanian Migrant Community in London', Undergraduate Journal of Politics and International Relations, 1(1), pp. 1-12.
- Parutis, V. (2006) 'Construction of Home by Polish and Lithuanian Migrants in the UK', UCL SSEES Economics Working Paper, 64.
- Thaut, L. (2009) 'EU Integration & Emigration Consequences: The Case of Lithuania', International Migration, 47(1), pp. 191-233.
- Media outlets and internet portals in the UK
- Anglija Today - news & events
- Europlius - news & events
- Info Ekspresas - news & events
- Infobee - a directory of Lithuanian businesses in UK, ads, informational articles
- Anglija - news
- Emigravau - useful information about living in the UK, news about movies and books.
- Geltoni - the Yellow Pages of Lithuanians in the UK
- Lietuviai - news, links to Lithuanian radio stations, articles about history and art
- Londoniete - an online magazine and news portal aimed at Lithuanian women living in the UK
- Armagh Lithuanian Community "Amber" - Facebook page
- University of Birmingham Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Boston Lithuanian Community UK - Facebook page
- Edinburgh University Lithuanian Society
- Crawley Lithuanian Community ‘Amber’ - Facebook page
- Glasgow University Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Lithuanian Student Society, Huddersfield - Facebook page
- Northampton Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Glasgow Lithuanians United - Facebook page
- JKLJS - Jungtinės Karalystės Lietuvių Jaunimo Sąjunga - Facebook page
- Cambridge University Lithuanian Society [CULS] - Facebook page
- ALNES - Association of Lithuanians in North East Scotland - Facebook page
- Lietuvių Bendruomenė "Žemyna" - Facebook page
- Lithuanian Community in Leeds - Facebook page
- Leeds Uni Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- QMUL Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Lietuvių Draugija "Linas" - Lithuanian Community Club - Facebook page
- Lithuanian City of London Club
- University of Manchester Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Newcastle University Students from Lithuania - Facebook page
- Peterborough Lietuvių Bendruomenė - Facebook page
- Svyturys Peterborough - Facebook page
- University of Southampton Lithuanian Society - Facebook page
- Lithuanian Community in Scunthorpe - Facebook page
- „Spiečius“ - Facebook page
- LISA - Lithuanians In Scotland Association - Facebook page
- Warwick Lithuanian Society - WLS - Facebook page
- Lithuanian Scouts of Great Britain: LSS Europos - Facebook page
- Rajonas - Facebook page
- Santara - Šviesa London - Facebook page
- JKLSSPP - Jungtinės Karalystės Lietuvos Šaulių Sąjungos Paramos Padalinys - Facebook page
- Lithuanian Catholic Organisation Židinys - Facebook page
- British Lithuanian Sports Association - Facebook page
- InterNations Lithuanians in the United Kingdom
Lithuanian organisations in the UK