The Russians have called the most desirable professions for their children

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The majority of Russians would like to see their children’s doctors, second place in the ranking of preferences is the profession of a scientist, it follows from the results of a survey of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM) at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

Respondents were asked the question: «If you have (had) the younger the children, grandchildren, profession, occupation you’d wished for them, and what — not?». Profession were asked to rate on a scale of 1 to 5, where «1» is the lowest rating, a «5» is the highest rating.

So, according to the study, in the ranking of most preferred professions for their children in the first place is the medical profession (4.17 points). Second place goes to the academic profession (3.78 points). In third place business: 30% of Russians would like to see your child entrepreneur (3.4 points).

It is noted that the clergy profession is the most undesirable variant (1.85 points). According to the survey, 64% of respondents did not wish to see their children as a priest.

The initiative Russian opinion «polls-Sputnik» was held on 22 October among Russians over the age of 18. Method of research – telephone interview 1.6 thousand respondents. The maximum error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%.

Earlier polls gave details of another study, where respondents had to name the most prestigious profession. More than a quarter of Russians (26%) said that they found the medical profession’s most prestigious to date, and from the point of view of profitability, the leader of the legal profession.