Feb 13 (Reuters) - Americans' debt level rose during the
fourth quarter, driven by an increase in mortgage loans,
according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York report published
Total U.S. household debt was $13.15 trillion in the three
months to December, up $193 billion from the prior three months.
Debt levels were $402 billion higher than during the fourth
quarter of 2016.
The proportion of overall debt that was 90 days delinquent
or more fell slightly to 2.3 percent from 2.4 percent.
(Reporting by Jason Lange in Washington
Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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