One in ten Hungarians are behind on their utility bills.

In six years the number of persons in debt towards the utility providing companies has doubled.

In the last six years the number of people in debt towards their utility company has almost doubled, the number of debters has risen to one million people.

The person behind the study, lawyer  Balazs Herpai, tells that six years ago the number of people with outstanding bills towards the electricity-, gas- and heating companies numbered 596 thousand persons, owing amounts of different sizes, last year the number was a total of 1.129 million people.