The Russians now marrying later, and creating a family in 28-30 years. This opinion was expressed by General Director VTSIOM Valery Fedorov, speaking in the state Duma at the parliamentary hearings on the youth policy of the country. His words leads RIA Novosti.
According to him, today people are leaving themselves the opportunity to “try, test” and don’t want ahead of time to make mistakes.
Earlier in April, Deputy Chairman of Moscow city Council Nikolay Gubenko has proposed to introduce a tax on childlessness for wealthy people from Moscow. “Let it be pennies, but those pennies will be spent on milosrdnych family members on the needs of large families,” he said.
Such a tax existed in the USSR as “a tax on bachelors, singles and small families of citizens” from 1941 until the collapse of the Union. Childless men from 20 till 50 years and childless married women from 20 to 45 years were obliged to pay six percent of salary to the state.