The survey showed the attitude of Russians to the loans in the current environment

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobounce par value of 1,000 rubles. Archival photoThe survey showed the attitude of Russians to the loans in the current environment© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Consumer moods of Russians since the beginning of the year remain stable, but the majority (67%) still do not consider the present time favorable to process loans, according to the results of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

Sociologists calculated the index of consumer and credit confidence. Both measures can vary from 10 to 90 points — the higher the value, the more favorable Russians think the current time for, respectively, large purchases or loans.

«From the beginning of 2018, the consumer and credit confidence are stagnating, the situation today is more optimistic than two or three years ago. The may index of consumer confidence (paragraph 41) the above results of the similar period of 2015-2016 (p. 33-34), but below the pre-crisis index Jun 2014 (52 p.)», — stated in the materials research, which is available to RIA Novosti.

According to the may survey, over a quarter (29%) of respondents called the current moment is favorable for large acquisitions. But more than half (52%) of Russians have set up in this matter with skepticism, found out VTSIOM.

«In respect of lending to the mood of Russians today are also more positive than a year or two ago: the corresponding index is 30 points (in may 2017 — 26 p., in may 2016 — 20). The majority of respondents (67%) still do not consider it possible at present to consider the question of obtaining large loans. The opposite opinion is shared by 18% of respondents», — stated in the study.

A nationwide survey «polls-Sputnik» was held on 29-30 of may among 2 thousand respondents aged over 18 years. Survey method — telephone interviews, the statistical error does not exceed 2.5%. In 2012-2016 was carried out similar housing surveys.