More than a third of Russians (38 per cent) consider an income of 50-80 thousand rubles a month sufficient for a good life, according to the results of the study conducted by Otkritie Bank, RIA News reports.
Another 11 per cent of Russians would be satisfied with an income of less than 50 thousand rubles, 28 per cent of respondents called a decent income of 80-120 thousand a month, 15 per cent would like to get from 120 to 200 thousand, and 9 per cent of respondents would like to earn more than 200 thousand rubles a month.
The survey results also showed that 70 per cent of Russians currently have one permanent job. The highest percentage of respondents with permanent employment is in the Moscow region and the Central Federal District, while the least is in the North Caucasus and Northwestern Federal District. Besides, 8 per cent of respondents have more than one job, while in the North Caucasus their share reaches 15 per cent.
It is stated that Russians see a side job as one of the options to solve the problem of income unsatisfaction, 70 per cent of citizens are ready to look for it, and every tenth is already doing this. In turn, 10 per cent of respondents do not need part-time jobs, and another 10 per cent could not look for additional earnings because they spend too much energy in their current workplace.
It is noted that most of those who are satisfied with their income live in Moscow and the Moscow region (15 per cent), and least of all, in the Far East (0 per cent), as well as St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region (7 per cent).