According to a “Sprinter Analysis” survey published on 7 August, Lithuania’s population are most likely to cut their clothing and entertainment budgets as prices rise in the country. In comparison, only one fifth of Lithuanians have reduced their spending on vehicles, lrtyas.lt reported on 7 August.
53.6% of respondents said that they have tried to save on clothing and footwear, while 52.6% admitted to reducing their leisure and entertainment budgets. Furthermore, 27.4% claimed they were economising by spending less on alcohol, and 26.6% by reducing their food budgets. 25.8% of respondents added that they were spending less on personal maintenance, such as haircuts. Around 19% added that they had begun to budget on the maintenance of their cars, while 18.4% are reducing their communications expenditure.
Translated by Simona Skonsmonaite, Skonsmonaite.email@example.com
Edited by Charlotte Radford