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.
Show more
Loading statistic...
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%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
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.
Show more
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.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Register for free

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Online privacy
Online privacy

All Information
in one Presentation

Online privacy

Everything On "Online privacy" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Online privacy"

  • Online privacy
  • Security measures
The most important statistics
  • Personal data
  • Social media privacy
  • Government surveillance
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

News
News