The average family household in Northamptonshire and across the East Midlands now owes more than £6,000 pounds.
In Peterborough and across the East of England it’s almost £19,000.
That’s the hghest outside London.
Nationally, the figure is over £13,500 and up 42% in six months.
That excludes mortgages.
It’s the highest level of debt seen for two and a half years.
Below is the average total of non-mortgage debts held by families in each region according to insurance firm Aviva (Excludes Northern Ireland.)
North East, £4,460
North West, £6,990
Yorkshire and the Humber, £7,110
East Midlands, £6,030
West Midlands, £8,990
East of England, £18,930
South East, £10,550
South West, £6,830