There has been a dramatic increase in the number of people in Yorkshire seeking help for debt problems, according to new figures from StepChange Debt Charity. Last year, 13,701 Yorkshire residents contacted the charity's helpline, up from 10,282 in 2012, an increase of 33 percent.
The charity's figures show people contacting it from Yorkshire are struggling to make ends meet, and have, on average, just £4 left each month after covering their essential household bills. Last year, people from Yorkshire who contacted the helpline owed an average of £12,908 in unsecured debt.
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