Only 12% of Ukrainians have a Bank Deposit. 70% of the adult population complains that to make savings they hinder low income. These data were published by the Centre for economic strategy, together with international research company TNS, Kantar, reports ONLINE.UA.
In the course of the sociological study of 2,000 respondents, the experts tried to find out the attitude of Ukrainians to the money. It turned out that only 6% of rural residents and 20% of urban residents have a Deposit in the Bank. 59% of respondents answered that they do not make long-term plans for their financial future. The main reason is low income.
Interestingly, along with the traditional complaints of low wages, the Ukrainians turned out to be surprisingly resistant to the financial crisis. 56% of respondents said that they will be able to cover unexpected emergency costs in UAH 3000 without having to take (for 21% of such costs is no problem, and 35% will have to economize on other expenses). Only 32% of Ukrainians said that they have to borrow to cover such costs. 51% of Ukrainians stated that in a difficult moment rely on financial assistance from relatives or friends.
43% of Ukrainians believe that putting money in the Bank is a bad idea. The reason for this, according to them, the unreliability of the banking system. Another 24% of respondents stated that the profit on deposits is lower than possible losses from inflation and devaluation.