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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT United States 2016

Public debt went up in United States

In 2016 United States public debt was 18,036,300 million euros 19,959,114 million dollars, has increased 841,176878,975 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 107.17% of United States GDP, a 1.87 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 105.3% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of United States debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 7,071,655 million euros 8,879,517 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 64.09%.

According to the last data point published, United States per capita debt in 2016 was 55,818 euros61,769 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 53,585 euros 59,459 dollars, afterwards rising by 2,233 euros2,310 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 23,700 euros29,759 dollars .

The position of United States, as compared with the rest of the world, has remained in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 171 in the list of debt to GDP and 183 in debt per capita, out of the 184 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
201618,036,30019,959,114107.17%55,818€61,769$
201517,195,12419,080,139105.30%53,585€59,459$
201413,780,34118,311,896105.07%43,258€57,483$
201313,245,95617,592,696105.40%41,890€55,637$
201213,010,85116,726,412103.54%41,436€53,269$
201111,148,96415,512,75899.97%35,772€49,774$
201010,789,12314,316,02395.67%34,877€46,278$
20099,004,40312,541,30586.98%29,352€40,882$
20087,373,09310,851,08473.72%24,246€35,683$
20076,826,4449,356,57064.63%22,662€31,061$
20067,071,6558,879,51764.09%23,700€29,759$
20056,857,1168,542,28665.24%23,204€28,906$
20046,496,3778,076,97265.80%22,187€27,585$
20035,944,6456,722,37158.40%20,491€23,172$
20026,436,9916,079,21755.38%22,380€21,136$
20016,288,2465,631,89853.02%22,066€19,763$
20005,905,5475,456,85553.03%20,930€19,339$
19995,334,5155,690,94158.88%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