More than half of Russians are trying to somehow save money for unexpected expenses or long-term goals, however, only every fifth Russian (18%) first lays part of the revenue, and spends the rest. These are the results of nationwide studies conducted by the analytical center NAFI.
however, 39% first spend money on current needs, and save what remains. While 43% of Russians do not set aside funds (spend everything they receive), reports “Finmarket”.
Recall that in early June, the sociological Crisis center presented data from his survey, from which it follows that the vast majority of Russians intend to review its approach to Finance to try and save for a “rainy day” and to be more economical. Such changes in relation to the spending caused by the economic crisis due to pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and the devaluation of the ruble.
according to the survey, about 67% responded affirmatively to the question whether they are more save for a “rainy day.”
in response to another question, 64% of respondents indicated that it would be more economical in spending and reconsider their costs. “The crisis has forced to reconsider the attitude to spending and savings as a whole” — experts of the center.
it was Later revealed that almost 40% of the population of Russia has decided to start saving for a “rainy day” in response to the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, stated experts of Bank “Opening”.
“Quarantine, significantly influenced the financial behavior of our fellow citizens. 39% of Russians in General and 43% residents of Moscow and Moscow region intend to create a personal financial safety cushion under the influence of quarantine for pandemic coronavirus, although earlier money is not hoarded. With more than half of Russians plan to spend less than to isolation”, — stated in the review of the financial institution.
While 32% of respondentsgovernmental Bank of Russians do not plan to save money due to the lack of financial opportunities. In addition, 19% of respondents said they have enough savings they don’t need to save for a “rainy day.”
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 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 presented to the President a 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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