The Hamburg online portal for statistics Statista was founded in 2007. Is today one of the most successful worldwide. Among the most interesting values, which are raised by the portal, those belong, which are connected with the consumer behavior of humans. Thus one calculated there that the Germans took up alone in the year 2020 consumer credits in a total height of 235,20 billion euro.
A huge number, but this can also be explained by the low interest rates and the Corona pandemic. In times of lockdowns and travel restrictions, numerous people have turned their attention back to themselves and their own four walls. This can also be seen in the Statista data, when looking at the main purposes for which consumer loans were taken out. Incidentally, this picture continues to this day, with at most minor shifts.
For which types of credit are the most applications made?
There are countless types of loans, from small microloans to large loans. However, most people opt for one of the classic forms of credit, even after a consultation.