Debt Today September 2011

  • Today in the UK 334 people every day of the year will be declared insolvent or bankrupt. This is equivalent to 1 person every 59 seconds during a working day.
  • 1,391 Consumer County Court Judgements (CCJs) were issued every day during Q2 2011 and the average judgement amount was £3,345.
  • Citizen Advice Bureaux dealt with 9,072 new debt problems every working day in England and Wales during the year ending March 2011.
  • The average cost of raising a child from birth to the age of 21 is £27.50 a day.
  • 99 properties were repossessed every day during Q2 2011.
  • 112 new people became unemployed for more than 12 months everyday during the 12 months to end June 2011.
  • 1,688 people reported they had become redundant every day during 3 months to end June 2011.
  • £248,500,000 is the amount that the Government Public Sector Net Debt (PSDN), including financial interventions, will grow today (equivalent to £2,876 per second).
  • £144,600,000 is the interest the Government has to pay each day on the UKs net debt of £2266.3bn (which includes financial interventions).
  • This is estimated to rise to £182m a day in 2015-16.
  • 197 mortgage possession claims will be issued and 154 mortgage possession orders will be made today.
  • 383 landlord possession claims will be issued and 258 landlord possession orders will be made today.
  • The UK population is projected to grow by 1,205 people a day over the next decade.
  • 24.1m plastic card purchase transactions will be made today with a total value of £1.182bn.
  • 7.3m cash withdrawals will be made today with a total value of £478m.
  • The average car will cost £16.08 to run today.
  • It costs £67.85 on average to fill a car with a 50 litre tank with unleaded petrol.

*Compiled by Credit Action, for full debt statistics visit

It's Time To Stop Worrying

Free Debt Advice

There are sources of free debt advice and services, you can find out more by visiting the Money Advice Service website. You Can also view a range of free debt advice services here Free Debt Advice

© Copyright Humber Debt Solutions. Data Protection Number ZA524517