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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United States 2017

United States national debt goes up

In 2017 United States public debt was 18,331,051 million euros 20,698,470 million dollars, has increased 264,395705,800 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 106.23% of United States GDP, a 0.64 percentage point fall from 2016, when it was 106.87% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United States debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 6,817,151 million euros 9,343,840 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 64.66%.

According to the last data point published, United States per capita debt in 2017 was 56,347 euros63,624 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 55,912 euros 61,872 dollars, afterwards rising by 435 euros1,752 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 22,631 euros31,019 dollars .

The position of United States, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 175 in the list of debt to GDP and 184 in debt per capita, out of the 186 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
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201718,331,05120,698,470106.23%56,347€63,624$
201618,066,65619,992,670106.87%55,912€61,872$
201517,188,77919,073,150104.69%53,565€59,437$
201413,772,29018,301,170104.45%43,232€57,449$
201313,238,90217,583,340104.76%41,868€55,607$
201213,005,17716,719,130103.22%41,418€53,246$
201111,141,97415,503,02099.75%35,750€49,743$
201010,779,79814,303,66095.41%34,847€46,238$
20098,994,80712,527,94086.71%29,321€40,838$
20087,366,19910,840,96073.68%24,223€35,650$
20076,817,1519,343,84064.66%22,631€31,019$
20067,061,9698,866,98064.19%23,668€29,717$
20056,850,4028,533,10065.46%23,181€28,875$
20046,494,8438,072,57066.09%22,181€27,570$
20035,937,4736,712,96058.59%20,466€23,140$
20026,430,3256,070,22055.50%22,357€21,105$
20016,280,3515,623,86053.15%22,039€19,735$
20005,906,7555,456,85553.03%20,934€19,339$
19995,334,6505,690,94158.88%19,118€20,395$
19985,678,17462.47%18,367€20,584$
19975,648,93765.62%18,243€20,719$
19965,510,35868.03%16,123€20,455$
19955,272,90468.80%15,136€19,802$
19945,071,77069.39%16,169€19,275$
19934,828,29870.19%15,863€18,576$
19924,486,29068.61%13,447€17,489$
19914,097,63466.37%13,075€16,197$
19903,706,53361.99%11,654€14,849$
19893,410,38560.28%12,538€13,817$
19883,159,25660.15%10,886€12,921$
19872,886,83559.28%10,314€11,915$
19862,640,30157.52%11,159€10,995$
19852,351,23354.09%12,928€9,882$
19842,000,68549.51%10,744€8,484$
19831,740,78947.85%8,326€7,446$
19821,504,57544.98%6,612€6,495$
19811,294,82440.33%5,041€5,643$
19801,178,73341.18%3,706€5,188$
United States: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

United States: Evolution of debt in millions