U.S. public debt 1990-2023

Public debt of the United States from 1990 to 2023

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Release date

September 2023


United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2023

Supplementary notes

Data for each fiscal year is as of September 30th of the stated calendar year. The fiscal year for the U.S. Government starts in Oct. 1. The annual amount of public debt outstanding is hence drawn on September 30 each year.
Historical data can be found here.

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