According to the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, real incomes of Russians are falling during three years. Web portal “Crimea Events” made the corresponding conclusions based on the latest report of the Federal State Statistics Service.
Thus, in April 2017, the real disposable cash income of Russians fell by 7.6% compared to April last year after a 2.5% decrease in March, decline by 4.1% in February and 8.1% increase in January.
It is noted that real income of Russian citizens has been declining for three consecutive years: it by 5.9% in 2016, by 3.2% in 2015, and by 0.7% in 2014.
Earlier QHA reported about labour shortages in Russia- occupied Crimea.