is the amount of one-time targeted payments to poor families in 13 Russian regions, which is ineffective when it comes to families becoming self-sufficient.
The maximum amount of one-time support is in the Tver Region, Yakutia and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, where it exceeds 100,000 roubles. Across regions, the average amount is 30,000 roubles.
These data are presented in an article by Lidia Prokofieva, Irina Korchagina, Anna Mironova and Ekaterina Tarnovskaya of the HSE Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards entitled ‘The Social Contract as a Mechanism for Overcoming Poverty in Russia’.
Who Feels Poor in Russia
The level of education, the size of the settlement, and the social status can all seriously affect the chance of feeling poor in Russia. These are the findings by experts of the HSE Institute for Social Policy, revealed as part of their regular Monitoring of the Social and Economic Situation and Well-being of the Population.
of all working poor Russians are either low-skilled or medium-skilled workers in blue-collar jobs.
of Russians have not experienced poverty a single time over the past seven years.