Overdue Debt of Young Poles Grows

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At of the end of July, debts of individuals aged 18 to 24 in Poland reached PLN 1 billion, (around EUR 216 million), local portal 300gospodarka.pl reported citing data from the Debtors Register of BIG InfoMonitor and BIK.

The debt increased by over 18% year-on-year, with the number of unreliable debtors rising by over 7,000 to around 132,000.

The average debt for individuals aged 18-24 increased by 11% over the year to PLN 7,637 (EUR 1,650). Silesia leads in debt topography, with its young residents having over PLN 137 million in unpaid debts.

The lowest amount of unpaid debts is in Świętokrzyskie.

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