Debt delinquency rates in Alberta are rising, as people continue to pile on debt.
In a report released on Thursday, credit monitoring agency TransUnion said average consumer non-mortgage debt in Alberta had risen to over $27,600 at the end of the third quarter, up from $27,500 in the same quarter last year.
Delinquency rates on that debt rose 13 per cent in Alberta to 3.13 per cent.
To put that in perspective, delinquency rates have risen 3 per cent nationally.
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Consumer non-mortgage debt levels increased to over $21,600 at the end of the third quarter.
Only Saskatchewan has had similar trouble paying off its debt. Delinquency rates in the prairie province have risen almost 12 per cent.