How Many Russian Families Have Savings According to Survey?
Moscow, March 30 – The number of Russian families with savings has decreased since the beginning of the year – now they are less than half, according to data from the Romer Research Decade, which the News Agency got acquainted with.
The study says: “In Russia, the percentage of families with savings has decreased since the beginning of the year. In January 2023, 51% of surveyed families reported that they had savings, while at the end of March their share was 49%.”
It is noted that the number of families who prefer to keep their savings in Russian currency increased slightly (+1 percentage point), up to 41%.
29% of families continue to keep their savings in the bank, and 21% in cash. Others – in the form of deposits in real estate (5%), in foreign currency, government securities, precious metals (3% each) and others.
At the same time, 40% of the respondents believe that their savings will not last more than 3 months, 30% expect that the savings will cover 3-6 months, 20% – from six months to a year. According to Romer, “approximately 10% of families with savings estimated this period at 1-3 years, the rest – 3 years or more.”
The survey was conducted on a representative sample of the country’s urban population, and nearly 3,000 people participated in it.
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