Half of the recipients of the "white" salary agree, if it is raised, for the money in an envelope

Half of the recipients of the "white" salary agree, if it is raised, for the money in an envelope

16 September , 09:37SocietyPhoto: eng.ufacity.info
Every fifth Russian - 20% - and almost a half of those whose work is officially paid would agree to the offer of the management to receive "in an envelope" half of the salary with an increase of 10-15%.

Such information is provided by the Public Opinion Foundation (FOM). From the survey results it follows that 20% of respondents gave a positive answer to the question "if the employer offered you to increase your salary by 10-15% and at the same time they would pay you half" in an envelope ", would you agree to such an offer?" Analysts also found that 22% of all respondents, and half of those who receive only "white" salary, would not agree to the "envelope" under these conditions.

Sociologists point out that 46% of all survey participants receive only official wages, and the proportion of working Russians among all respondents is 58%.

The survey also showed that 5% of employees have all their income unofficial. And 4% receive an “envelope” part of their salary. Moreover, 20% believe that the number of people receiving such income has increased during the pandemic. 33% are confident that the coronavirus has not affected the number of recipients of money in the envelope. 9% believe that during the epidemic there were fewer recipients of “gray” income. 39% admitted that they could not give an answer to this question.

At the same time, a survey conducted earlier showed that the number of Russians willing to receive unofficial wages has reached a historic low. Moreover, the indicator grew rapidly during self-isolation - up to 46%. It is noteworthy that young people - Russians under 24 years old - showed the least loyalty to illegal income.

Let us recall that at the end of 2019, the volume of “gray” salaries was equal to 10 trillion rubles.

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