US Public Debt:

22.02T USD for Q2 2019
Add to Watchlists
Create an Alert

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 22.02T, down from 22.03T last quarter and up from 21.20T one year ago. This is a change of -0.02% from last quarter and 3.91% from one year ago.

View Full Chart

Chart

Export Data
Save Image
Print Image

Historical Data

View and export this data going back to 1966. Start your Free Trial
Export Data Date Range:
Data for this Date Range  
June 30, 2019 22.02T
March 31, 2019 22.03T
Dec. 31, 2018 21.97T
Sept. 30, 2018 21.52T
June 30, 2018 21.20T
March 31, 2018 21.09T
Dec. 31, 2017 20.49T
Sept. 30, 2017 20.24T
June 30, 2017 19.84T
March 31, 2017 19.85T
Dec. 31, 2016 19.98T
Sept. 30, 2016 19.57T
June 30, 2016 19.38T
March 31, 2016 19.26T
Dec. 31, 2015 18.92T
Sept. 30, 2015 18.15T
June 30, 2015 18.15T
March 31, 2015 18.15T
Dec. 31, 2014 18.14T
Sept. 30, 2014 17.82T
June 30, 2014 17.63T
March 31, 2014 17.60T
Dec. 31, 2013 17.16T
Sept. 30, 2013 16.74T
June 30, 2013 16.74T
   
March 31, 2013 16.77T
Dec. 31, 2012 16.43T
Sept. 30, 2012 16.07T
June 30, 2012 15.86T
March 31, 2012 15.61T
Dec. 31, 2011 15.22T
Sept. 30, 2011 14.79T
June 30, 2011 14.34T
March 31, 2011 14.27T
Dec. 31, 2010 14.03T
Sept. 30, 2010 13.56T
June 30, 2010 13.20T
March 31, 2010 12.77T
Dec. 31, 2009 12.31T
Sept. 30, 2009 11.91T
June 30, 2009 11.55T
March 31, 2009 11.13T
Dec. 31, 2008 10.70T
Sept. 30, 2008 10.02T
June 30, 2008 9.492T
March 31, 2008 9.438T
Dec. 31, 2007 9.229T
Sept. 30, 2007 9.008T
June 30, 2007 8.868T
March 31, 2007 8.850T

There is no data for the selected date range.

An error occurred. Please try again by refreshing your browser or contact us with details of your problem.

Advertisement

Stats

Last Value 22.02T
Latest Period Jun 2019
Last Updated Sep 1 2019, 14:01 EDT
Average Growth Rate 8.06%
Value from 1 Year Ago 21.20T
Change from 1 Year Ago 3.91%
Frequency Quarterly
Unit USD
Adjustment N/A

{{root.upsell.info.feature_headline}}.

{{root.upsell.info.feature_description}}

Please note that this feature is only available as an add-on to YCharts subscriptions.


Please note that this feature requires full activation of your account and is not permitted during the free trial period.

Start My Free Trial {{root.upsell.info.call_to_action}} No credit card required.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.