The survey showed which way of saving money Russians believe the best

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotomontaggi. Archival photoThe survey showed which way of saving money Russians believe the best© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

Two-thirds of Russians today are committed to saving money, while almost half (48%) believe the Bank is the best way of dealing with free tools, poll the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

«The attitude of Russians to banks since the beginning of 2018 is quite stable: for example, from January to may of 2018, the proportion of respondents who consider the option of contribution at the expense of the best option for disposition of surplus funds is 45-51%, directly in may — 48%», — stated in the materials of the survey, which is available to RIA Novosti.

Sociologists point out that the figures for the same period in 2015-2016 was lower.

The view that now it is better to take the money from the Bank, during the may survey was expressed by 30% of respondents, and with the beginning of the year the share increased (from 22% in January).

«Two thirds of Russians (66%) focused on savings behavior — they talk about the need to reduce living expenses (in the last five months this proportion ranged from 61-68%, three years ago it was 62%). On the contrary, faster to spend the salary or pension is considered advisable 25%», — stated in the materials of VTSIOM.

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.