The Russians decided by the amount of unconditional basic income

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 were against such ideas, reports “Finmarket” with reference to the data of 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”.

this arguing about the amount of 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.

earlier today the Bank of Russia has published the results of a survey conducted in late may of “old”. It turned out in particular that the number of employed Russians, whose incomes have fallen as a result of lower wages or other benefits, has almost doubled in less than two months.

As indicated in the materials of the regulator, “one in five employees (19%) said about the reduction of wages and other payments, which is 10 percentage points more than at the beginning of the measurement (at the beginning of April — ed.)”.

Meanwhile, 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% respondents indicated that were satisfied with their income”, — emphasized in the study.

Previously, 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%.

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 briefed President Vladimir Putin the draft of the national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 godes, stating in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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