Rosstat compared the level of household income before and during the coronavirus crisis.
Rosstat provided data on how much money Russian families need each month to make ends meet during a pandemic.
Total income is expected to be at least 61,000 rubles, which is 2,500 more than in 2018. According to the agency, 25% of families do not have financial difficulties.
According to the survey, 76% of them experience both major and minor difficulties, others can only buy what they need.
Judging by the results of the study “Comprehensive monitoring of living conditions of the population” for 2020, the financial situation of Russian families has improved compared to two years ago.
79.5% of families were having difficulty with material support even with minimal purchases, in 2016 & # 8211; 84.6%.
If we consider the categories of families, then more than others the cost of living has increased among young households with children, their monthly expenditure is 80,900 rubles. The expenses of families with disabled children increased further: 88,400 rubles.
Recall that such studies are carried out by the department every two years, the current survey took place in the fall of 2020, and included data received from 100,000 families.
As Topnews wrote, in October of last year, Rosstat calculated that 64% of young families only had enough money for food and clothing.
In addition, the department announced data on real wages in Russia in April – May this year. It rose 2.5% from March.