Digital Literacy of Russians Is Increasing
29 March 2019
Level of digital literacy among Russians increased by 8 percentage points and reached 60 percentage points (out of 100 p.p.) over the past year. The Russians have become more competent in searching for information and analysis of data, more confident in using of digital devices. More Russians began to use modern means of communication, such as instant messenger applications and social networks.
Russians Self-Assess Their Financial Literacy Level Higher
14 November 2018
Compared to last year, Russians began to rate their level of financial literacy higher. More families began to keep monthly records of expenses and incomes and to compare financial services that different organizations offered.
Every Fourth Russian Has a High Digital Literacy Level
20 June 2018
26% of Russians demonstrated high level base digital skills. Digital literacy index stands at 52 points out of 100. At the same time the Russians are prone to being light-minded in regards to protecting data: only 38% of respondents make backup copies of their data, and 44% of users do not know how to act correctly if they receive an email with malicious software from someone they know.
Russian business is under the pressure of sanctions
17 November 2016
40% of companies are SMEs and, there is a growing negative impact of Western sanctions on businesses. Two-thirds of the organisations on the basis of forecast 2016 profit no higher than last year's level.