Fathers and mothers are more likely to advocate for their children’s early entry into the labor market, the SuperJob survey showed. Compared to 2020, the number of people confident in the job admissibility of 14- and 15-year-olds has grown by 9 percentage points, and one reason for this is the expansion of remote work.
Every third parent (35%) believes that it is possible to start working at the age of 14-15. Another 27% of Russians believe that employment is allowed from the age of 16-17. 12% of parents are in favor of starting work at age 18, and one in eleven (9%) is sure that her son should not work until he gets a profession.
The least popular options among Russians are to allow children aged 12-13 and up to 12 to work. Only 6% and 3% of parents, respectively, responded in this way.
Fathers are more likely to be convinced of the admissibility of an early start (before age 15), while mothers are in favor of a later start (after age 16).
1.6 thousand parents of children from 7 to 16 years old participated in the survey.
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