On average, Russians are going to spend 11,800 rubles on New Year’s gifts, which is less than in 2019 (13,500 rubles), om1 reports. For men, the average gift budget is higher than for women (13,500 versus 9,800 rubles).
It is noted that young people under 24 are going to spend more money on gifts (12,400 rubles). The highest budget for gifts belongs to respondents with an income of 80,000 rubles a month (16,400 rubles).
It is specified that among residents of cities with a population of over one million, the average budget for New Year’s gifts is the highest in Moscow (16,000 rubles). Krasnoyarsk residents are ready to spend an average of 14,500 rubles, residents of Rostov, Voronezh, and St. Petersburg, 14,000 each; in Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod, people are ready to spend 13,500 rubles each.
As for the smallest gift budgets, they are reported by residents of Volgograd and Ufa (11,300 and 11,400 rubles, respectively). Residents of Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, and Samara are going to spend from 12,000 to 13,200 rubles.