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. These are the results of the survey showed 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”, — TASS quotes excerpts from a review of the Bank.
With 32% of Russians surveyed 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 in late may, the experts of the company “Sberbank Asset Management” presented the results of a study in which Russians were asked to estimate the size of the necessary savings — a “safety cushion” in the event of financial difficulties. As it turned out, in different cities it ranges from 240 thousand to 580 thousand rubles, and the average score in Russia — about 350 thousand rubles.
In a survey conducted in 37 cities with population over 500 thousand people, the Russians were asked to answer the question of what savings rate is required in order to keep the family comfortable in the event of financial difficulties such as job loss or unforeseen emergency expenses.
“the Required size of the financial reserve is able to identify 87% of the respondents. While 41% of respondents said that a normal, decent life is impossible without the presence of the family cushion of financial security,” reads the study.
While most of the money for “financial safety cushion” required by the residentm St. Petersburg (582 thousand), but the Muscovites on the second place — 521,5 million rubles. Of five cities the size of the desired financial reserve also included the Perm, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg.
Meanwhile, more than half of Russians (58%) since the restrictive measures, declared the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, reduced wages. These are the results of a survey conducted earlier in may, online job search and recruitment “Job.ru”.
the study showed, employers more than half of the respondents from the beginning of quarantine (from 30 March) reduced salary. However, more than a third (39%) of respondents said that their income remained at the same level, and in 3% it had increased.
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 effects of coronavirus pandemic, 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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