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Costa Ricans 'up to their eyeballs in consumer debt'

Friday, December 15, 2017


The cost to have the latest smartphone or appliance, for example, are the leading causes of consumer indebtedness of Costa Ricans, according to the Actualidades 2017 survey conducted by the School of Statistics at the Universidad de Costa Rica.

The numbers reveal that 60 percent of the population is in debt, the majority paying to have the latest the smartphone the operators in the country have to offer.

Source: Q Costa Rica