According to RBC, referring to the results of the study, 39% of citizens admitted that they do not have enough salaries to cover basic expenses, and 38% indicated that they could hardly make ends meet. Most of those who experience difficulties of shortage of wages among workers - 60%, doctors and civil servants - 51% each.
As for those who have enough salaries, these are 43% of IT workers, 41% of employees in the mining of raw materials, 37% of top management.
As a rule, the residents of the Tomsk Region - 77%, the Leningrad Region - 52%, the Rostov Region and the Perm Territory - 51% each, lack wages the most. As a rule, salaries are most sufficient for residents of the Kaliningrad region and Moscow - 29% each.
47% of citizens named food as the largest item of expenditure, while a year ago it was 62%. Renting a home or mortgage is the second largest expense - 35%. Third place - for payment of utility bills - 25%. 22% of respondents also included other loans in their main expenses, 17% - expenses for children, 11% - for a car or transport.
To increase their income, 73% of Russians are looking for a new job that would pay them more. 54% are willing to learn new skills. 36% are looking for a part-time job. 24% are trying to get a promotion. 16% try to create passive income through investments.
Previously, experts named the main fears of working citizens - dismissal, non-payment of salaries and underestimation.