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In 2019 on food accounted, on average, 32 percent of all expenses of the Russians. Showed it was developed by holding “ROMIR” Food Index. The relevant calculations came to the editors”.ru”. In 2018 this figure was at 30 percent, in 2017 — 32%.
Developed by holding Food Index shows the dynamics of the share of expenses of households on food in their General structure. “The size of this fraction shows which category of countries according to the level of welfare relates the study population,” the study says.
The results of the calculations of Food Index, Russia’s share of costs was “average” country with a relatively wealthy population. The latter category includes the state share of costs in the range of 30 to 40 percent. Rich are the States with the share of spending on food at 20 percent or less poor — with a share of 50-60 per cent.
Earlier in may, Rosstat published a report in which he assessed the financial position of households for the fourth quarter of 2018. Its results found that almost half of Russian families only have enough money for food and clothes. Durable goods not available to them. After the publication of these data, the authorities of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district suspected the Agency was in error.
According to regional authorities, 44 percent of respondents VCOM the locals always have enough money for necessities, while Rosstat claimed that all the examined families of the Yamal only have enough money for food. Later, the Ministry said that checks of these data and does not exclude error.
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