In the third quarter, the poverty level in Russia fell to 11%

The population of Russia with incomes below the subsistence level in January-September 2021 amounted to 17.6 million people (12.1% of the population), Rosstat reported. For the same period in 2020, the number of poor was 19.6 million (13.3%). The number of poor in the third quarter of 2021, against the background of one-off payments and … Read more

The government approved the procedure for determining the poverty line

The model for assessing the level of poverty is changing in Russia. The government has approved the procedure for determining a new indicator “poverty line”. The poverty line will be an indicator that complements the subsistence minimum. The indicator will take into account the level of general inflation, and not a change in a narrow … Read more

The Ministry of Labor will propose a new model for assessing the level of poverty in Russia

The Ministry of Labor will submit to the Russian Trilateral Commission a draft government decree that introduces an additional tool for assessing poverty in the country, Kommersant found out. The corresponding project will be presented at the meeting of the commission today. According to the document, the “poverty line” will be an indicator that complements … Read more

Poverty in two dimensions // The Ministry of Labor plans a combined model for assessing its level in the Russian Federation

As it became known to Kommersant, today the Ministry of Labor will submit to the Russian Trilateral Commission a draft government decree that introduces an additional tool for assessing poverty in the Russian Federation. The “poverty line” will be an indicator that supplements the subsistence minimum – it will take into account the level of … Read more