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More than half of residents of the Far Eastern Federal District suffered losses due to coronavirus

More than half of residents of the Far Eastern Federal District suffered losses due to coronavirus
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Inevitable for themselves, financial losses from restrictions due to the coronavirus are considered by 54% of the inhabitants of the regions of Russia. The same percentage of families in the regions and 32% in the capitals have already suffered losses. In the Far East, 61% of residents who have suffered losses reported a decrease in regular household income.

According to a survey conducted by Otkritie Bank, in the regions of families with reduced income - 61%, in Moscow and St. Petersburg - 47%. The main reasons for financial losses are the additional costs of medical care (22%), total loss of income (17%), losses from non-refundable tickets and cancellation of holidays (6%), as well as from improper investments (6%).

28% of the residents of the Far East are confident in the decline in their incomes, 39% have no vision of what will happen next with the incomes. Only 7% of the inhabitants of the Far Eastern Federal District believe that their income will grow before the end of 2020.

According to the bank’s press service, 52% of the residents of the regions said that the main reason for their savings was a decrease in income, 37% of respondents (53% in Moscow and St. Petersburg) began to spend less on transport, entertainment and leisure. And only 8% (4% in Moscow and St. Petersburg) increased expenses. 11% said their spending on self-isolation has not changed yet.

Only 13% of Russians and 17% of residents of the regions intend to take advantage of credit holidays, another 29% of Russians allow this possibility in the future. Half of the country's residents are not going to seek credit holidays, and 16% of respondents said that they do not and will not have loans.

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