U.S. internet users using the same password across accounts 2018

This statistic shows the share of internet users in the United States who use the same passwords across multiple online accounts as of October 2018. During the survey period, 20 percent of respondents stated that they used different passwords for every online login.

How many of your accounts use the same password for online logins?

Share of respondents
All of them6%
Most of them20%
Some of them45%
None of them20%
Don't know7%
Net same password26%
Net different password20%
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 2018

Number of respondents

1,209 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Thinking overall about the passwords you use for online logins... How many of your accounts use the same password for online logins?

Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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