This is the fifth edition of the "Genworth Index". This edition of the Index tracks consumer financial security and vulnerability in 14 countries in Europe, five in Latin America, as well as China, in a survey of over 13,000 households.
The Index score provides a snapshot of the overall level of financial security and vulnerability in each country.
Review latest consumer financial vulnerability results in the form of a global map.
Oxford Economics Analysis of the Genworth Index
Confident China tops the Index
Score 78: China tops this year’s Index with a five-year high score. Download findings
European households have been among the worst hit in the developed world by the impact of the financial crisis since 2007. However, the stories vary across the region.
The Latin American findings will be published shortly.
About the Genworth Index
The Genworth Consumer Financial Security and Vulnerability Index, commissioned in 2007 amid growing concern about consumer borrowing rates and over-indebtedness, is based on two measures – the extent to which households are experiencing financial difficulties now, and how they feel their financial situation will alter over the next twelve months. Find out more