Debt by numbers: The shocking statistics of personal debt

Emma Sleight

At the end of February 2013, outstanding personal debt stood at £1.424 trillion.

That's up from £1.408 trillion at the same time last year and, perhaps even more shocking, are the figures that show that at the end of February 2013, individuals owed nearly as much as the entire country produced during the whole of 2012.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%