Residents of the Russian Federation reduce costs
The average Russian plans to spend the celebration of the New, 2019, the year 16 thousand 900 rubles. To such conclusion experts of company Deloitte.
Last year, according to the study, Russians had planned to spend the Christmas holidays more than 17 thousand 600 rubles. However, in fact costs were more modest – about 16 thousand rubles.
The main items of expenditure on the New year celebrations – food & drink (47% of the budget) and gifts (42%).
Reduction of spending for the holidays, the authors of the study associated with the fears of Russians about the situation in the economy. 61% of Russians, according to Deloitte believe that the economy is in a recession, 30% expect that in the coming year, their purchasing power will decrease.
Real disposable incomes of Russians said in early November, the head of the accounts chamber Aleksei Kudrin, over the past four years fell by 11%. The Ministry of economic development expected that the real incomes of the population in 2018 for the first time in a few years will begin to grow, however, Kudrin warned, there is a risk that growth “will be zero or even negative”.
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