Russians’ Assessment of Demographic Policy Measures in the Field of Fertility

Russians’ Assessment of Demographic Policy Measures in the Field of Fertility

Sekicki-Pavlenko O.O.

Junior Researcher, Institute of Economics of UB RAS, Ekaterinburg, Russia

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The article was carried out as part of the research work on the state assignment of the Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences for 2021–2023.

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Sekicki-Pavlenko O.O. Russians’ Assessment of Demographic Policy Measures in the Field of Fertility. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2023. No 7. P. 142-147


This article presents a comparative analysis of the opinion of Russians on fertility issues for 2017 and 2022. In particular, the issues of the influence of the state on the number of children in families and the effectiveness of state support when families decide on the birth of a child (children) are considered. According to the results of the study, it was found that the level of expectation of assistance by the population from the state is quite high. At the same time, there is an increase in the proportion of respondents who consider any state influence on the number of children in families unacceptable. It was also found that state assistance measures do not have a great influence on the decision to have the first child, but their role increases with the growth of the birth order.

demographic policy; fertility; reproductive plans; support for families with children; birth order


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