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The total expenditure of an average Russian family in may 2020 amounted to 57.6 thousand roubles, from them for food had to 23.9 thousand. This is evidenced by the report of the research holding “ROMIR”, which is in the possession “of the Tape.ru”.
Thus, the share of expenditures on food (Food Index) was 42 per cent — is one of the highest values of the index, although it is four percentage points lower than the record April. In may last year on food the Russians spent 31.6 percent of expenses.
As estimated by experts, in may, overall spending on families increased to 800 rubles (1.4 per cent), and expenditure on food decreased by 2.1 thousand rubles (minus 2.1 percent).
The article States that the decline in the index indicates the absence of the required store to buy food, so in the near future the rate will be reduced. However, experts believe that a return to previous levels is not expected.
Earlier it became known that the fall in income due to the economic crisis has forced the Russians to switch to cheaper food. The share of low price segment has grown, while the premium has declined.
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