As part of the study of public opinion, the research holding Romir investigated the plans of Russians for a vacation this year. The survey involved 1,500 respondents aged 18 and older, living in all types of cities and in rural areas of all federal districts of the country.
According to the results obtained, 35 per cent of Russians are not going to go anywhere this summer, just planning to stay at home. Mostly, these are respondents aged 60 and older (47 per cent), as well as those with low income (51 per cent). It is noted that the share of those planning to spend a vacation at home decreased by 5 per cent compared to last year. Other respondents, when asked about vacation plans, answered that they would spend the summer at the dacha or visiting relatives (30 per cent), while some Russians have not planned anything at all yet (15 per cent).
Vacation on a tourist trip to Russia this year attracts 10 per cent of Russians. Most often this type of recreation was chosen by respondents with high income (22 per cent). Besides, there is a trend towards an increase in the interest in this type of recreation in comparison with the previous year (+3 per cent). In turn, 8 per cent of Russians are going to spend their vacation at one of the Russian seaside resorts. Experts clarify that the share of such answers is the highest among respondents from the North Caucasus Federal District (22 per cent).
It is specified that the desire to spend a vacation on a trip abroad was noted by only 2 per cent of Russians. Most of these people are among the respondents aged 25 to 44.
When asked about the expenses planned for the vacation period, 32 per cent of Russian residents answered that they were going to spend from 20 to 40 thousand rubles per person, from 40 to 60 thousand rubles will be able to spend 29 per cent of respondents, 12 per cent of Russians expect themselves to spend from 10 to 20 thousand rubles, and from 60 to 80 thousand rubles will spend 11 per cent of Russian residents. In addition, from 80 to 100 and over 100 thousand rubles are ready to spend on summer vacations 8 per cent of respondents.