The All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion conducted a survey on the tradition of making New Year promises. It turned out that 24 per cent of respondents do not fulfil the promises given to themselves concerning changing something in their lives in the coming year.
At the same time, 34 per cent of participants have the habit of promising themselves to change something for the better since the New Year. The rest of respondents do not make such promises. 69 per cent say that they usually manage to keep New Year promises, the rest – do not.
Most often, respondents give the vow to spend more time with relatives, pay attention to their health, earn more, play sports, change jobs and quit smoking and live better. The survey results were shared by RIA News.