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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United States 2018

Public debt in United States goes down

In 2018 United States public debt was 18,160,427 million euros 21,456,363 million dollars, has decreased 159,433 768,057 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 104.26% of United States GDP, a 1.73 percentage point fall from 2017, when it was 105.99% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United States debt. It has risen since 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 7,370,000 million euros 10,838,278 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 73.67%.

According to the last data point published, United States per capita debt in 2018 was 55,477 euros65,545 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 56,312 euros 63,593 dollars, afterwards dropping by 835 euros 1,952dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 24,236 euros35,641 dollars .

The position of United States, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 176 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
201818,160,42721,456,363104.26%55,477€65,545$
201718,319,86020,688,306105.99%56,312€63,593$
201618,065,44919,991,190106.82%55,908€61,868$
201517,188,04819,072,288104.65%53,563€59,434$
201413,771,26618,299,851104.41%43,229€57,445$
201313,238,18617,582,124104.75%41,866€55,604$
201213,004,00216,717,971103.22%41,414€53,242$
201111,138,75215,501,91299.74%35,740€49,739$
201010,779,24714,301,89495.40%34,845€46,232$
20098,990,28312,525,87386.69%29,306€40,831$
20087,370,00010,838,27873.67%24,236€35,641$
20076,815,1829,341,16164.64%22,624€31,010$
20067,059,5398,864,41664.17%23,660€29,708$
20056,853,0588,530,53665.44%23,190€28,867$
20046,491,1218,070,65866.08%22,169€27,563$
20035,935,9386,712,81658.59%20,461€23,139$
20026,424,1546,070,21555.50%22,335€21,105$
20016,279,1795,623,85953.15%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%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