«Romira» find out what the Russians have associated the family

© Depositphotos / belchonockРебенок with the figure of the family in his hands. Archival photo«Romira» find out what the Russians have associated the family© Depositphotos / belchonock

The Russians associate the family, first of all, with love, children and house, and its perception as a «cell of society» among citizens is not very popular, according to the research of holding «ROMIR», which is available to RIA Novosti.

The survey polled 1.5 thousand respondents aged over 18 from all types of settlements and Federal districts of the Russian Federation. The sample represents the adult population of Russia.

«The Russians associate the family mainly with love. This was stated by 21.4% of the survey participants. For 11.9 percent of the respondents ‘ family is associated with children. 9.5% said that this concept means to them home,» the study says.

In turn, 6.3% of respondents said that the family is associated for them with «spouses» and «unity.» «Outside the top five most popular definitions were such answers as «native» (4,8%), «parents», «caring» and «understanding» (4%) and «cell of society» — it is common once the definition remembered just 3.2%» — adds «ROMIR».

Only 2.4% of respondents said that the family is associated. More than 20% of the respondents gave different answers, each of which is within the statistical error — in the study, these responses were combined into the category «Other».