Nordic Debt Collection Analysis 2022

Despite lockdowns and increased unemployment during the pandemic, the ability to pay has strengthened since the start of the corona outbreak among both households and companies in the Nordic region.

The Nordic Debt Collection Analysis provide an overview of the debt collection trends across the Nordic region and is based on millions of anonymised debt collection cases from Intrum in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

The report was released 4th of February 2022.

Key findings

  1. Decline in debt collection cases from both companies and households

  2. Many similarities in the development of debt collection across the Nordic countries during the pandemic

  3. Increased savings among both households and businesses. However, higher interest rates and inflation could create payment problems in the future