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Basic Info

US Public Debt is measured as the face value of outstanding treasury securities held by investors, outside of the federal government, including foreign investors, individuals, corporations, and non-federal governments. Generally, increases in government expenditure lead to increases in public debt or unpaid borrowed funds. Historically, public debt increased more year over year during recessionary periods, reaching 21.63% growth in 2009 Q2 compared to 2008 Q1.

US Public Debt is at a current level of 29.62T, up from 28.43T last quarter and up from 27.75T one year ago. This is a change of 4.18% from last quarter and 6.74% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 29.62T
Latest Period Dec 2021
Last Updated Mar 2 2022, 09:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 8.25%
Value from Last Quarter 28.43T
Change from Last Quarter 4.18%
Value from 1 Year Ago 27.75T
Change from 1 Year Ago 6.74%
Frequency Quarterly
Unit USD
Adjustment N/A

Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2021 29.62T
September 30, 2021 28.43T
June 30, 2021 28.53T
March 31, 2021 28.13T
December 31, 2020 27.75T
September 30, 2020 26.95T
June 30, 2020 26.48T
March 31, 2020 23.22T
December 31, 2019 23.20T
September 30, 2019 22.72T
June 30, 2019 22.02T
March 31, 2019 22.03T
December 31, 2018 21.97T
September 30, 2018 21.52T
June 30, 2018 21.20T
March 31, 2018 21.09T
December 31, 2017 20.49T
September 30, 2017 20.24T
June 30, 2017 19.84T
March 31, 2017 19.85T
December 31, 2016 19.98T
September 30, 2016 19.57T
June 30, 2016 19.38T
March 31, 2016 19.26T
December 31, 2015 18.92T
Date Value
September 30, 2015 18.15T
June 30, 2015 18.15T
March 31, 2015 18.15T
December 31, 2014 18.14T
September 30, 2014 17.82T
June 30, 2014 17.63T
March 31, 2014 17.60T
December 31, 2013 17.16T
September 30, 2013 16.74T
June 30, 2013 16.74T
March 31, 2013 16.77T
December 31, 2012 16.43T
September 30, 2012 16.07T
June 30, 2012 15.86T
March 31, 2012 15.61T
December 31, 2011 15.22T
September 30, 2011 14.79T
June 30, 2011 14.34T
March 31, 2011 14.27T
December 31, 2010 14.03T
September 30, 2010 13.56T
June 30, 2010 13.20T
March 31, 2010 12.77T
December 31, 2009 12.31T
September 30, 2009 11.91T

Basic Info

US Public Debt is measured as the face value of outstanding treasury securities held by investors, outside of the federal government, including foreign investors, individuals, corporations, and non-federal governments. Generally, increases in government expenditure lead to increases in public debt or unpaid borrowed funds. Historically, public debt increased more year over year during recessionary periods, reaching 21.63% growth in 2009 Q2 compared to 2008 Q1.

US Public Debt is at a current level of 29.62T, up from 28.43T last quarter and up from 27.75T one year ago. This is a change of 4.18% from last quarter and 6.74% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 29.62T
Latest Period Dec 2021
Last Updated Mar 2 2022, 09:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 8.25%
Value from Last Quarter 28.43T
Change from Last Quarter 4.18%
Value from 1 Year Ago 27.75T
Change from 1 Year Ago 6.74%
Frequency Quarterly
Unit USD
Adjustment N/A