Indebted U.S. households in debt hardship 1989-2007, by age

Percentage of indebted households in debt hardship* in the United States from 1989 to 2007, by age

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 2, 2011
Indebted U.S. households in debt hardship 1989-2007, by age The statistic shows the percentage of indebted households in debt hardship in the United States from 1989 to 2007, by age. Debt hardship is defined as spending more than 40 percent of household income on debt payments. In 2007, 14.6 percent of all indebted households in the U.S. suffered from debt hardship.
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Percentage of indebted households in debt hardship* in the United States from 1989 to 2007, by age

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Age group1989199520012007
All households10%11.7%11.7%14.6%
18-249.1%17.4%12%12.2%
25-3412.9%10.8%12.1%15.7%
35-447.5%9.9%10%12.6%
45-5411.2%12.3%11.5%16%
55-648.4%15.1%12.3%14.8%
65 and older9.9%10.6%14.7%14.8%
Age group1989199520012007
All households10%11.7%11.7%14.6%
18-249.1%17.4%12%12.2%
25-3412.9%10.8%12.1%15.7%
35-447.5%9.9%10%12.6%
45-5411.2%12.3%11.5%16%
55-648.4%15.1%12.3%14.8%
65 and older9.9%10.6%14.7%14.8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 2, 2011
The statistic shows the percentage of indebted households in debt hardship in the United States from 1989 to 2007, by age. Debt hardship is defined as spending more than 40 percent of household income on debt payments. In 2007, 14.6 percent of all indebted households in the U.S. suffered from debt hardship.
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