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

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

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

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