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27 January 2017, 14:17

Russians consider 30-thousand rubles pension as appropriate

UFA, 27 January 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/. The majority of Russian respondents or 36.5 percent named a pension in the amount of 20-30 thousand rubles as appropriate. This is reported by «Izvestiya» newspaper with reference to the study of the Russian State Social University.
The second most popular (28.1 percent) response is 15-20 thousand rubles. Approximately one in ten (11.4 percent) of respondents said that the acceptable level of pensions was 10-15 thousand rubles. Less than a quarter of respondents (22.7 percent) would like to receive 30-40 thousand rubles and more.
Thus, 76.8 percent of Russians consider acceptable pension payments in the amount of five thousand to 30 thousand rubles, and the expectations of almost one third of the respondents fall within the 15-20 thousand rubles, that is in fact at the level of the average pension payments.
The average size of pensions in 2016, according to Rosstat, amounted to 13.1 thousand rubles.
Author:Galina Bakhshieva
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