Every 5th Pole is bankrupted

According to the TNS-OBOP survey, 55 percent of Poles remains in debt. Almost 36 percent took money from bank to be able to pay bills and food. More and more families have difficulty with paying for gas, electricity, rent and food. And 17 percent of families spend more than half of their income for that.

By the end of December almost 2 mln were registered as bankrupted in the Homeland Registry of Debtors. Between Jan 1st, 2010 and Dec 31st, 2010 that number increased about 970 000.