Experts from the Russian Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) conducted a survey and found out that half of Russians (50%) are confident that personally for them the coming year will be better than the previous one, which is the highest indicator for the entire observation period. In turn, 12% think that for them, 2021 will be worse, and 28% are sure that it will be the same.
For themselves personally, those Russians who are convinced that the coming year will be better (50%), would like to increase salaries and pensions (15%), end the pandemic (8%), get a new job (8%), be healthy themselves and wish their loved ones to be healthy (6%), and also they dream about price stabilization (5%) and peace of mind (3%).
If we talk about the country as a whole, 41% of the respondents believe that next year will be better for the country than this one, while 20% believe it will be worse, and 27% guess it will be the same. Those surveyed who expect changes for the better (41%) hope for an end of the pandemic (12%), higher wages and pensions (10%), lower prices (7%), improvements in the economy (5%), success on the international arena (3%), preservation and maintenance of peace (2%), and much more.