Amount of personal debt held in the U.S. 2018-2023

Average volume of personal debt other than mortgage held in the United States from 2018 to 2023

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Release date

July 2023


United States

Survey time period

2018 to 2023

Number of respondents

1,581 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents who with some debt

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "how much do you estimate your debt to be?"

The figures were obtained from several editions of the same annual survey. The date and number of respondents of each survey are as follows:

  • 2018: 962 respondents
  • 2019: 799 respondents
  • 2020: 1,948 respondents
  • 2021: March 16th to 26th;1,543 respondents
  • 2022: February 8th to 17th; 1,581 respondents
  • 2023: February 17th to March 2nd; 1,776 respondents

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