Study: Only 15% of Russians are satisfied with their income

the Vast majority of Russians dream of a salary increase even in a period of economic crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, and the collapse of oil prices and devaluation of the ruble in February—March this year.

the study showed that conducted a job search and recruitment “”, “85% of respondents expressed dissatisfaction with their earnings”. “Only 15% of respondents indicated they were satisfied with their income”, — quotes PRIME excerpts from the study.

Earlier today the newspaper “Izvestia” quoted the results of a survey of the Higher school of Economics (HSE), according to which the salaries of almost half of Russians (40%) decreased during the pandemic coronavirus. Hardest by wages in construction, trade and service sectors, where a negative trend was observed in 65-75% of cases. Among the self-employed to reduce wages complained of 75% and among the employed in medium and large businesses is 48%.

moreover, since the beginning of the introduction of the isolation work has lost almost 10% of the population, and approximately 11% of the respondents were translated into incomplete working day or incomplete working week.

Recall 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 the 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.

Stories about how you tried to get help from the Russian state in terms of coronaries and what came of it, email it to