Volga (Povolzhsky) economic region
: Povolzhsky ekonomichesky
) is one of twelve economic regions of Russia
Volga economic region on the map of
Popular approval of economic change is well above average in this
region, both in terms of the rating of the national economy and the
expectation of improvements in their own lives and in the household
economy. People are also more likely than the average to have
consumer goods. Life expectancy for men and women is also just
above the national average.
However, reported GDP per capita is below the national average, and
the regional wage levels are one-sixth below the national average.
However, the likelihood of not being paid regularly is also below
the national average. The discrepancies between these data and
positive optimism of individuals can be influenced by the fact that
in the Volga economic region those reporting having a second job
are also above the national average.