The “happiness index” of the Russians exceeded the pre-crisis values
“Adaptation to new conditions has occurred, and our people are able to feel not because of, but in spite of,” — said the head of VTSIOM.
Moscow. 21 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Russians have adapted to the new economic realities and happier than before the crisis, told reporters the General Director of VTSIOM Valery Fedorov.
The last two years, the happiness index is growing up and even exceeded the pre-crisis values. We can say that adaptation to new conditions has occurred, and our people are able to feel not because of, but in spite of.Valery Femorofemoral Director of VTSIOM
Among the main challenges respondents highlighted the problems of a material nature. “In the first place low wages and low standard of living. In second place low pensions, and problems associated with the pension group, the third — the unemployment”, — said the Director of VTSIOM.
Meanwhile, the Russians without optimistic about their financial situation in the future. “Answering the question, what do you think, in a year you and your family will live better or worse than it is now — we started with 58 points in January, now on 60 points. No expressed dynamics. In fact, talking about the fact that the crisis is over, negative expectations should be reduced, but the dynamics of recovery so insecure, that feeling that tomorrow will be better than today, people have not built up”, — Fedorov said, adding that stability in the positive expectations this year has not increased.
Earlier in “Levada-the Centre” found that the proportion of self-the special role of the Russian people, the Russians reached the maximum.