Social demographic specifics of poverty in Russian Federation

Lezhnina Yu.P.

National Research University Higher School of Economics; Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Rubric: Poverty. ru

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Lezhnina Yu.P. Social demographic specifics of poverty in Russian Federation. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 1. P. 20-28


Analyzed are main socio-demographic features of poverty in contemporary Russia. It is shown that among key ones there are those what correct the chances of population in employment sphere, that is - health, age, type of settlement,- determining their impact on the nature of the labor market. It is demonstrated how various socio-demographic characteristics affect the risk of falling into poverty in "incomes" and is "hardships" for the last 10 years.

poverty; deprivation; dependants load; gender; types of household; social policy; social-demographic risks
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