44% of Russians approve of the idea of introducing a four-day working week in the Russian Federation, 52% of respondents among fellow citizens under the age of 34, according to data from the Research Center of the SuperJob.ru portal, received on Sunday by Interfax.
The results of the study showed that Russian women more often than men want to work not for five days, as it is now, but for four – 48% and 40% of respondents, respectively.
According to the survey, the higher the salary, the less the respondents have a desire to shorten the working week: among fellow citizens who earn less than 50 thousand rubles a month, 46% of respondents are in favor of the “four-day”, among those surveyed with an income of 80 thousand rubles this share is 37 %.
Every third Russian (34%) does not support the idea of a four-day work week; among fellow citizens aged 45 and over, 44% hold this position, SuperJob.ru notes.
According to the survey, men, to a greater extent than women, do not want a “four-day holiday” – 40% and 29% of respondents, respectively.
22% of Russians find it difficult to assess the idea of introducing a four-day working week, the research results show.
The survey was conducted on June 27 – July 6, 2021 among 1,600 respondents aged 18 and over, representing the economically active population of Russia, in 328 settlements of the Russian Federation, in all federal districts.