In 2019, the share of people living below the poverty line in Russia dropped compared to 2018, amounting to 12.3 per cent instead of 12.9 per cent.
According to the study, RIA Novosti, Russia had 1.9 percent of the residents income is less than half of the subsistence minimum. This figure also decreased in comparison with the 2018 year, when he was recorded at 2.1%.
the experts say that in Tuva at 6.6 per cent of population is extremely difficult financial position. Difficult situation in Ingushetia, where the poverty line of 4.8 per cent of the population, and in the Altai Republic — 4.2%.
Experts remind that the global crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus, can have a serious impact on people’s lives.
However, they recalled that the negative effect was partially kompensiruet financial support of the state, which the Russian government has significantly expanded.