Utena region

A scenic home for niche industries

Key facts


As a site of the decommissioned Ignalina nuclear power plant, Visaginas and Utena region is home to a large pool of highly skilled professionals with experience in the energy sector.


The country’s largest brewery, the Carlsberg owned Švyturys — Utenos alus, has a long tradition of skill and mastery in this sector.


Outside of its strong industrial competences, Utena is characterised by its scenic setting and its traditions of organic food production and niche agricultural services, such as horse-breeding and training.

Industrial competences


Apparel, work wear, suits, and knitwear.

Food and beverages

Meat, beer and wine.

Metal processing and machinery

Metal product coating, agriculture and forestry, machinery, tire chains, and heating equipment.

Labour pool

Labour pool


Labour pool

Unemployment rate


Unemployment rate

Average monthly salary

718 Eur/month

Region average gross salary


Utena region map

Want to find out more?

Download our brochure on Utena region

Have questions? Contact our team

Živilė Kazlauskaitė
Head of Regional Development team

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