Mortgage loan delinquency, borrowers 60 or more days past due, increased for the tenth straight quarter, hitting an all-time national average high of 5.81% for the second quarter of 2009, according to the latest data from

This statistic is up 11.3% from the first quarter's 5.22% average. Fourth quarter 2008 to first quarter 2009 saw an increase of almost 16%, indicating a continuing deceleration in delinquencies for the second quarter.

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