Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
Head of Russian delegation to OSCE PA says Ukraine not ready for dialogueRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 25, 5:02
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky cancels concerts due to continuing treatmentSociety & Culture February 25, 3:22
Russian prime minister declares 3rd Winter World Military Games openMilitary & Defense February 24, 22:33
Russia to veto UNSC resolution imposing sanctions on Syria — envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 22:29
Ukrainian MP Savchenko arrives in Donetsk republic to visit Ukrainian prisoners — agencyWorld February 24, 22:25
Russian Defense Ministry surprised over German MPs reaction to Reichstag miniature plansRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 16:32
Iraq's PM orders airstrikes on IS positions in SyriaWorld February 24, 16:09
MOSCOW, October 30. /TASS/. An average Russian older than 18 years thinks that 175,000 rubles ($2,700) per month is enough to be happy, according to the Superjob report published by the Izvestiya daily on Friday.
Earning 450,000 rubles per month ($7,000) is considered lavish while the poverty line lies at around 15,000 rubles ($230) of monthly income, the report says.
Older respondents named larger sums associated with wealthy lifestyle. While respondents under 24 years said 323,000 rubles ($5,000) per month was more than enough, people older than 45 years said the sum had to be around 555,000 rubles ($8,600). The greater the income, the higher are the wealth standards. Those who earn less than 25,000 rubles ($400) per month, wealth starts after 322,000 rubles ($5,000) while for respondents who earn more than 45,000 rubles ($700) monthly the standard starts at 523,000 rubles ($8,100).
Income assessments also differ in different cities. Muscovites consider wealth to start at 557,000 rubles per month ($8,600). They need around 193,000 rubles ($3,000) every month to be happy, and name the poverty line at 19,000 rubles ($300) per month and less.
According to Rosstat statistics service, in April 2015 the average monthly salary in Russia was around 33,800 rubles ($526), with 64,286 rubles ($1,000) for Muscovites and 46,452 rubles ($720) for residents of St. Petersburg.