This is the conclusion of experts within the survey population. The happiest older people living in Chechnya, Dagestan and Ingushetia. Most often in life complained residents of Northern cities of Russia.
88% of pensioners in Chechnya, according to the poll, are happy with their lives. In Ingushetia there were 77%, in Dagestan – about 73%. In Komi, Murmansk, Voronezh and Lipetsk regions the figures are much worse, there is only a third of pensioners consider themselves lucky.
If you look the average for the country, only 45% of older people happy, another 22.5 percent are unable to give a definite answer, others complained of problems of various kinds. Most pensioners do not have enough health, money and family well-being, the scientists conclude.