Over 100,000 people in Wales received help and support from Citizens Advice Cymru in the last year – 2% more people than the previous year.
Of those, 26,400 people were helped with debt-specific problems, the most popular topics reported by the organisation.
Their figures also show that between April 2015 and March 2016, £68.65 million in debt was written off for over 7,000 people.
Citizens Advice Cymru said debt relating to council tax was the most common problem, representing 13% of all debt issues in Wales.
Meanwhile the number of people seeking advice around water bill debt was up by 15% to 6,320, and telephone and broadband debts were up by 10%.