Canadians managing mortgages despite soaring household debt load

On average, Canadians carry $22,125 in non-mortgage debt, which includes credit cards and many lines of credit, the numbers show.

. they eliminated their non-mortgage debt in 2013, compared with 26 per cent in 2012 and 22 per cent in 2011, according a Royal Bank of Canada poll on debt. Among Canadians who still have personal.

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Another important consideration is the level and change in household debt. As with the U.S. bubble, a surge in household indebtedness (principally via mortgages) has provided the fuel to send prices.

Among those Canadians who were buying a home for the first time, 58% had concerns or uncertainty related specifically to unforeseen costs. The study also found that nearly one in five first-time buyers (19%) were involved in a bidding war. Despite these struggles, 71% of homebuyers were comfortable with their current level of debt.

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In Canada’s case, household debt is around 170 per cent of disposable income. In other words, the average Canadian owes about $1.70 for every dollar of income he or she earns per year, after taxes. That ratio is a Canadian record, and up from about 100 per cent 20 years ago.

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 · canadian household debt hits Record High – $1.8-Trillion Owed. As it turns out, 46 per cent of Canadians reduced the amount they owed last year, 37 per cent that added more debt to their load, and 16 per cent of Canadians maintained the same level of debt. If you break things down individually, there is $22,837 of debt per Canadian, not including mortgage debt.

In Canada’s case, household debt is around 170 per cent of disposable income. In other words, the average Canadian owes about $1.70 for every dollar of income he or she earns per year, after taxes. That ratio is a Canadian record, and up from about 100 per cent 20 years ago.