in 58% of Russians reduced wages. This is a consequence of the regime of self-isolation. Another 39% of Russians said that their earnings had remained unchanged, and only 3% reported an increase in salaries, estimated online-service “Work.ru”.
a Poll of Russians showed that in may employers mainly reduced salaries. More than half of respondents (58%) since the beginning of the quarantine noted a decrease in their wages.
Another 66% stated about the decrease in premiums to the salary.
in addition, 39% of respondents reported that their income remained at the same level, and 3% indicated a salary increase.
this study says online-service job search and recruitment “Job.ru”, wrote on Monday, RBC. The search was conducted in may survey of 2.3 million employed citizens of Russia older than 18 years.
wasn’t planning to do that only 19.8% of Russian firms reported specialists of the HeadHunter.
Also in January, i.e. prior to the introduction of the regime of self-isolation, 20% of companies have promised to revise salaries in the next month, another 16% in the first half. “The median of the salaries revision is plus ten percent to your current salary in companies with Russian capital, plus seven percent in companies with foreign capital”, — said the HeadHunter.
Wages and overall incomes of Russians reduced the whole first quarter of this year. The data of Rosstat showed that real disposable incomes of Russians in January-March decreased by 0.2% compared to the same period of 2019. Thus, according to the Director of the Institute for social policy, HSE Lily Ovcharovo, restrictive measures imposed due coronavirus, have not had time to fully impact the income in the first quarter.
the Real disposable monetary incomes of the population cash incomes minus obligatory payments (taxes, payments for utilities, interest on loans , etc.), adjusted for inflation.
rising prices do not yet strongly affects the incomes of Russians. In the first quarter of 2020, maintained relatively low inflation: the rise in consumer prices was 2.4% in annual terms, including for food products — 2%.
About reducing the material well-being of Russians is confirmed by the data of the Central Bank. Since the beginning of March, Bank depositors cashed in a record amount of savings — 1.4 trillion rubles. The amount of “real” money, caught in the hands of the population, since the beginning of the year increased by 362 billion rubles.
during the isolation the Russians were removed from the Bank accounts of 700 billion per month. At the end of March with the introduction of high alert-spending Russians bore the character of panic — everything was bought buckwheat, rice, sugar, cleaning products, toilet papers��th…
since the authorities decided to introduce a regime of isolation, the citizens and businesses will have to provide assistance, expert advice. If the waves of the restrictions will be short (less than 25% of the total period of the pandemic), the authorities will have enough funds to subsidize the salaries of citizens in this period. This option is far less costly than later to compensate for the maintenance sharply increased the number of unemployed, experts say.
a Number of measures to help the Russian government and the extent of support gradually increased, but the rate of funds allocated to recipients remains very low, analysts say. Get support from the state has managed only 10% of companies, businessmen complain of bureaucratic obstacles and sabotage of government measures on the part of banks.
the Main source of replenishment to help the economy in this period is the national welfare Fund (NWF) with a reserve of 8.4 trillion rubles.
the consulting company BCG are convinced that the management costs of the NWF needs to change: the money you need to spend on business support and employment of Russians during the years of crisis.