Poll: 70 Percent of American Consumers in Debt

A recent survey shows American consumers to be in the red.

  • 70: Percentage of American consumers in debt
  • 73: Percentage of American consumers between 18-49 in debt
  • 60: Percentage of those over 50 years old in debt
  • 30: Percentage who have credit card balances not paid in full every month
  • 40: Percentage of those in debt with monthly obligations greater than half their monthly income
  • 10: Percentage of consumers who have filed, or at least considering filing, for bankruptcy

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Sources: AARP