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Historical Data

The Debt Index Inputs (Tracking)
  Wave 1 Wave 2 Wave 3 Wave 4 Wave 5 Wave 6 Wave 7 Wave 8 Wave 9 Wave 10 Wave 11 Wave 12 Wave 13 Wave 14
  Jun-17 Sep-17 Dec-17 Mar-18 Jun-18 Sep-18 Dec-18 Mar-19 Jun-19 Sept-19 Dec-19 Mar-20 Jun-20 Sept-20
Q5_1. I am concerned about my current level of debt - %Disagree 38% 39% 41% 38% 40% 38% 35% 38% 38% 38% 38% 31% 37% 33%
Q3_1. Your current debt situation compared to a year ago - %Better 26% 26% 25% 24% 27% 28% 27% 24% 24% 27% 23% 26% 27% 26%
Q3_3. Your current ability to absorb an interest rate increase of 1 percentage point - %Better 28% 28% 28% 27% 30% 30% 28% 26% 26% 28% 27% 26% 28% 28%
Q3_2. Your current debt situation compared to 5 years ago - %Better 32% 33% 32% 32% 35% 35% 33% 31% 33% 35% 32% 34% 35% 33%
Q5_2. I regret the amount of debt that I've taken on in my life - %Disagree 38% 38% 40% 35% 38% 34% 35% 36% 36% 37% 35% 31% 36% 32%
Q5_6. I will be able to cover all living and family expenses in the next 12 months without going into further debt - %Agree 36% 38% 35% 35% 38% 37% 38% 37% 35% 37% 34% 35% 37% 37%
Q3_4. Your current ability to absorb an additional $100 in interest payments on debt - %Better 23% 25% 23% 22% 26% 28% 25% 22% 22% 24% 23% 22% 23% 22%
Q4_3. Unexpected auto repairs or purchase - %Confident 32% 31% 31% 28% 35% 33% 31% 30% 30% 29% 29% 27% 27% 28%
Q3_5. Your expected debt situation one year from now - %Better 36% 35% 35% 33% 38% 39% 36% 35% 35% 39% 36% 36% 33% 33%
Q5_5. I am confident I won't have any debt in retirement - %Agree 34% 33% 30% 31% 34% 32% 33% 32% 32% 33% 34% 33% 33% 34%
Q4_6. Loss of employment / change in wage or seasonal work - %Confident 27% 28% 27% 26% 29% 29% 30% 27% 27% 27% 27% 26% 24% 26%
Q5_3. I am concerned about the impact of rising interest rates on my financial situation - %Disagree 27% 29% 28% 26% 26% 26% 25% 27% 28% 27% 27% 22% 22% 23%
Q4_2. Having an illness and being unable to work for three months - %Confident 30% 30% 29% 28% 31% 31% 33% 29% 28% 29% 27% 28% 26% 27%
Q4_1. Paying for your own or someone else's education - %Confident 25% 26% 25% 24% 28% 27% 29% 24% 25% 24% 24% 22% 24% 24%
Q5_4. I am worried that me or someone in my household could lose their job - %Disagree 44% 46% 45% 44% 47% 44% 43% 44% 44% 47% 43% 41% 38% 39%
Q4_4. The death of an immediate family member - %Confident 26% 27% 26% 26% 29% 30% 30% 25% 26% 26% 26% 25% 25% 26%
Q3_6. Your expected debt situation 5 years from now - %Better 48% 47% 44% 47% 50% 50% 47% 45% 47% 50% 46% 48% 42% 44%
Q4_5. A change in your relationship status (i.e. divorce, separation) - %Confident 33% 33% 31% 32% 36% 32%  36% 33% 34% 31% 33% 33% 30% 32%
    MNP Debt Index Tracking                    
  Wave 1 Wave 2 Wave 3 Wave 4 Wave 5 Wave 6  Wave 7 Wave 8 Wave 9 Wave 10 Wave 11 Wave 12 Wave 13 Wave 14
Score 100 102 100 96 106 103  101 97 97 101 96 93 96 94

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