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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United States 2021

Public debt went up in United States

In 2021 United States public debt was 24,894,852 million euros29,463,730 million dollars, has increased 264,2221,353,235 million since 2020.

This amount means that the debt in 2021 reached 128.13% of United States GDP, a 6.41 percentage point fall from 2020, when it was 134.54% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United States debt. It has risen since 2011 in global debt terms, when it was 11,158,394 million euros 15,529,249 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 99.55%.

According to the last data point published, United States per capita debt in 2021 was 74,943 euros88,697 dollars per inhabitant. In 2020 it was 74,360 euros 84,866 dollars, afterwards rising by 583 euros3,831 dollars, and if we again check 2011 we can see that then the debt per person was 35,803 euros49,827 dollars .

The position of United States, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2021 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 177 in the list of debt to GDP and 188 in debt per capita, out of the 190 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in United States. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about United States in economy of United States.

United States: Evolution of debt
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
202124,894,85229,463,730128.13%€74,943$88,697
202024,630,63028,110,495134.54%€74,360$84,866
201920,768,39423,252,252108.80%€63,213$70,773
201818,674,92522,064,237107.49%€57,106$67,470
201718,322,47520,691,241106.22%€56,328$63,611
201618,108,27720,038,583107.19%€56,041$62,014
201517,254,59919,146,134105.16%€53,770$59,664
201413,812,78518,355,022104.58%€43,360$57,618
201313,264,49617,617,068104.59%€41,949$55,714
201213,034,77216,757,529103.10%€41,512$53,368
201111,158,39415,529,24999.55%€35,803$49,827
201010,798,96814,328,06095.21%€34,909$46,317
20099,004,36512,545,49386.65%€29,352$40,895
20087,380,10210,853,13473.48%€24,269$35,690
20076,825,4469,355,22964.63%€22,658$31,057
20067,068,7668,876,00264.25%€23,690$29,747
20056,862,7398,542,58765.52%€23,223$28,907
20046,501,2248,083,21966.16%€22,203$27,606
20035,939,0116,716,29158.63%€20,472$23,151
20026,423,7026,069,78855.54%€22,334$21,103
20016,279,2215,623,89653.15%€22,035$19,735
20005,905,5535,456,85553.03%€20,930$19,339
19995,334,4205,690,94158.88%€19,117$20,395
19985,678,17462.47%$20,584
19975,648,93765.62%$20,719
19965,510,35868.03%$20,455
19955,272,90468.80%$19,802
19945,071,77069.39%$19,275
19934,828,29870.19%$18,576
19924,486,29068.61%$17,489
19914,097,63466.37%$16,197
19903,706,53361.99%$14,849
19893,410,38560.28%$13,817
19883,159,25660.15%$12,921
19872,886,83559.28%$11,915
19862,640,30157.52%$10,995
19852,351,23354.09%$9,882
19842,000,68549.51%$8,484
19831,740,78947.85%$7,446
19821,504,57544.98%$6,495
19811,294,82440.33%$5,643
19801,178,73341.18%$5,188
United States: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

United States: Evolution of debt in millions