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  • 16 Dec 2019, 10:32

According to the data collected by the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, an average Russian citizen spends about a third of his income on foods.

The federal agency polled 45 thousand households between May and June 2018. 71.3% of respondents said that their diet has not changed over the past year, and 12% believe that it has improved.

Almost half of the households (51.7%) stated that they have enough food, while 4.6% admitted that they couldn't afford to buy all the products they need. Older people (7.1%) and large families (7.5%) were among the ones who stated that they do not have enough food.