Share of defaults on student loans in the U.S. 2018, by age

This statistic presents the share of defaults on student loans in the United States as of 2018, by age. As of that time, 80 percent of American borrowers 55 or older had never defaulted on student loan payments, while 58 percent of respondents aged less than 35 could say the same.

Thinking about your student loan(s), did you ever default on payment?

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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 4 to 8, 2018

Number of respondents

861 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

U.S. adults with at least some college and a student loan

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points missing to 100 percent.

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