The main problem in the country at the moment, in the opinion of Russian citizens is the issue of the economy, demonstrate the results sociologicheskogo research all-Russian center for the study of the opinions of a large number of citizens (VTSIOM).
"in the first place, the economy (if the answer to the question without being told it was called the main problematic theme of 17% of respondents). It can be noted that the urgency of this issue today is lower than at the beginning of the year (23% in January), but higher than a year earlier (10% in October 2014). After that there are inflation - 15% (in October 2014 - 19%) and low level of life - 15% (in October, 2014 - 14%) ", - said in a release polls.
Almost every tenth concerned about unemployment (9%) for the period From January of this year, the importance of the topic remained Generally at the level of 10%. Similarly, in this context, emphasize social policy (8%), health (8%), low pensions (7%), corruption and bureaucracy (5%).
in addition, Sociologists underlined that in October in the 1st twenty questions, the most important in the country, first came the question of peace (the reluctance of war), military operations in the Syrian Arab Republic and the political situation in the country - these answers can be recorded in 4%, 2% and 2% respectively.
Sociologists have found that From September to October in 2 times decreased the share of those who considers as the main problems of the country's foreign policy: From 10% to 5% (in January-February this proportion was 14%). For the period From January this year has Also reduced the concern over military action in Ukraine (From 6% in January-February up to 1% in October). The fall of the ruble among major public policy issues today call for 2% of our citizens (in the past six months, this percentage ranges from 1-3%).
The poll was conducted October 17-18, among 1, 6 thousand people in 130 populated localities in 46 regions, territories and republics of Russia. The statistical error does not exceed 3, 5%.