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Time consumers expect to remain in debt in the U.S. 2020

In 2020, 47 percent of Americans said that they expected to be in debt for another one to five years, whereas 13 percent expected to remain in debt for the rest of their lives. The average amount of personal debt held in the U.S. has been decreasing since 2018.

Number of years consumers expect to remain in debt in the United States in 2020

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Sources

Release date

May 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 12 to 25, 2020

Number of respondents

1,948 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents with some debt

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How many more years do you expect to be in debt?"

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