Self-Employed Have 1.7% More Debt

UrBC, Moscow, June 4, 2019. The debt ratio that Russia’s self-employed are currently facing rose by 1.7% in the last six months and now comes to 29.3%, the National Credit History Bureau’s press service reports.

Workers in the pharmaceutical and medical professions, social service, private security firms, and the self-employed have the highest debt ratio as of April 2019: 32.9%, 32.8%, 30%, and 29.3%, respectively.

Workers in the IT sector, telecom, and marketing, PR, and advertising have the lowest debt ratio as of April 2019: 12.4%, 13.9%, and 18.6%, respectively.

In the last year, the debt ratio dropped most noticeably for workers in the operations staff sector (-2%) and blue-collar jobs sector (-1%) and least noticeably for workers in the engineering/tech sector (-0.7%), middle management sector (-0.7%), and top managers (-0.6%).


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