Identified areas with the greatest reduction of wages because of the pandemic

Russian companies of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the fields of culture, sport, recreation and entertainment, in April—may this year compared to March stronger than all other sectors reduced the cost of payment of staff salaries — just 63%, according to the study Bank’s “Point”.

in addition, indicated in the survey, 40% reduced wages of its employees during this period small and medium-sized companies engaged in the field of education, according to RBC.

the cost of salaries in small and medium enterprises working in the sphere of health care is dentistry and private hospitals and lower for the third consecutive month, experts state.

Earlier today, the job search and recruitment “” presented the results of a study according to which Russians after the stabilization of the epidemiological situation with coronavirus infection COVID-19 and remove all the restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, the national average would like to have on hand 74 thousand rubles per month.

the experts say that the prevailing wage of the Russians decreased by 20% in comparison with the fact that they called in January. Then, respondents on average in the country would like to 92 thousand rubles.

Recall also that the majority (67%) of Russians believe that the authorities could go the way of the European Union, which already began to consider the introduction to all citizens of the EU countries monthly base payments, the state guaranteed (unconditional basic income, BBD). Only 5% of Russians are opposed to such ideas, published last week, the survey Research center of the portal

At the same time, 28% of respondents were undecided, their arguments are: “Our people will stop working”; “Help should be targeted: children, the disabled, pensioners”.

Speaking about the value of the monthly payments, 40% of RESpondents named amounts from 10 to 20 thousand rubles, 25% — from 20 to 30 thousand rubles, 11% believe that the state should pay the monthly population of one regional minimum wage. On average, the Russians dream of a basic unconditional income of 25 thousand rubles a month.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin briefed President Vladimir Putin the draft of the national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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