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

U.S. internet users using the same password across accounts 2017 This statistic shows the share of internet users in the United States who use the same passwords across multiple online accounts as of September 2017. During the survey period, 22 percent of respondents stated that they used different passwords for every online login.
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Share of respondents
All of them6%
Most of them22%
Some of them42%
None of them22%
Don't know9%
Net same password28%
Net different password22%
Share of respondents
All of them6%
Most of them22%
Some of them42%
None of them22%
Don't know9%
Net same password28%
Net different password22%

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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 September 2017. During the survey period, 22 percent of respondents stated that they used different passwords for every online login.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 8 to 11, 2017
Number of respondents
1,110 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
internet users
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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