Share of families with debt in the U.S. 2016, by type of debt

The statistic presents the share of families with debt in the United States in 2016, by type of debt. It was found that 47.2 percent of the families financed their needs through installment loans in 2016.

Share of families with debt in the United States in 2016, by type of debt

Share of families
Installment loans67.4%
Debt secured by primary residence44.4%
Credit card balances43.9%
Lines of credit not secured by
residential property
1.8%
Other residential debt5.6%
Other5.4%
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

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Statistics on "Personal debt in the United States"

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