Frequency of changing online account passwords in the U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the frequency of internet users in the United States changing passwords for online accounts as of August 2017. The survey revealed that 14 percent of respondents couldn't recall when they had last changed the password for their personal e-mail account. Overall, 15 percent of respondents had changed their personal e-mail account password within the past week.

Frequency of changing passwords for online accounts in the United States as of August 2017, by account type

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Source

Release date

August 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 10 to 14, 2017

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Age group

18 to 69 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: When did you last change your password?

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