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United States External and Government Debt

United States National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 137 % 2021
External Debt 23930436 USD Million | 23930.438 B USD 1Q/22
Government Debt 30936076 USD Million | 30936.074 B USD Aug/22


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     United States - Historical Data (%)

What is United States Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in United States increased to 137 % in 2021. The maximum level was 119 % and minimum was 31.8 %
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Public Debt.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
137 2021 23.03.2022
128 2020 04.02.2021
107 2019 10.02.2020
106 2018 29.10.2019
105.4 2017 13.02.2018
106.1 2016 11.08.2017
101.2 2015 31.12.2015
103.3 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Government Debt to GDP in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - 106.1000 105.4000 106.1000 105.4000 -0.66%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 82.4000 106.1000 106.1000 82.4000 28.76%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 54.6000 67.7000 67.7000 54.6000 23.99%
Bill Clinton 20.01.1993 - 20.01.2001 64.0000 55.5000 64.9000 55.5000 -13.28%
George H. W. Bush 20.01.1989 - 20.01.1993 51.5000 62.2000 62.2000 51.5000 20.78%
Ronald Reagan 20.01.1981 - 20.01.1989 31.7000 50.5000 50.5000 31.7000 59.31%
Jimmy Carter 20.01.1977 - 20.01.1989 34.8000 50.5000 50.5000 31.7000 45.11%
Gerald Ford 20.01.1974 - 20.01.1977 32.6000 35.1000 35.1000 32.6000 7.67%
Richard Nixon 20.01.1969 - 20.01.1974 37.2000 34.4000 37.2000 34.4000 -7.53%


Latest data on External Debt (USD Million)

External Debt
                     United States - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is external debt of United States?

  • External Debt in United States increased to 23930436 USD Million (23930.438 B USD) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum debt was 21764800 USD Million and minimum was 6570168 USD Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
23930436 1Q/22 02.07.2022
23370708 4Q/21 02.04.2022
22824292 3Q/21 18.01.2022
22595448 2Q/21 02.10.2021
21764800 1Q/21 03.07.2021
21358344 4Q/20 03.04.2021
21314656 3Q/20 02.01.2021
21310648 2Q/20 03.10.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

External Debt in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - -8217356.0000 -7845809.0000 -7768745.0000 -8217356.0000 -4.52%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 -3856708.0000 -8109652.0000 -2511788.0000 -8109652.0000 110.27%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 -1656271.0000 -3995303.0000 -1232107.0000 -3995303.0000 141.22%


Latest data on Government Debt (USD Million)

Government Debt
                     United States - Historical Data (USD Million)

How much is National Debt of United States?

  • Government Debt in United States remained unchanged at 30936076 USD Million (30936.074 B USD) in August 2022. The maximum volume was 28529436 USD Million and minimum was 60000 USD Million
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Treasury.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
30936076 Aug/22 10.09.2022
30595108 Jul/22 06.08.2022
30568582 Jun/22 09.07.2022
30499620 May/22 11.06.2022
30374156 Apr/22 07.05.2022
30400960 Mar/22 09.04.2022
30290352 Feb/22 05.03.2022
30012386 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Government Debt in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - 21145216.0000 21145216.0000 21145216.0000 21145216.0000 0.00%

Other budget indicators in United States

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  Aug/22 523.323 B USD 480.387
Government Budget to GDP 2021 -16.7 % -14.9
Military Expenditure 2020 766.583 B USD 734.344

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia 2021 64.5 % 65.8
Panama 2021 63.66 % 68.47
Honduras 2021 51.46 % 54.95
Brazil 2021 80.27 % 88.59
Chile 2020 33 % 27.9
Paraguay 2021 34.6 % 33.8
Argentina 2018 86.2 % 57.1
Canada 2020 118 % 86.8
Ecuador 2021 59 % 47.3
Mexico 2020 52.1 % 45.1
Peru 2021 36 % 35.4
United States 2021 137 % 128
Uruguay 2021 71.5 % 74.6
Jamaica 2021 91.5 % 110
Suriname 2021 124 % 111
Venezuela 2020 350 % 233
Belize 2021 74.5 % 91.6
Cameroon 2021 46 % 45.8
Cape Verde 2021 157 % 156
Cuba 2019 19 % 18.4
Dominican Republic 2021 50.4 % 56.6
El Salvador 2020 90.17 % 73.3
Guyana 2021 43.7 % 37
Haiti 2020 54.4 % 47.7
Nicaragua 2020 64.8 % 56.8
Trinidad and Tobago 2021 83.3 % 79.6