U.S. national debt per capita 1990-2022

National debt per capita in the United States from 1990 to 2022

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Release date

February 2023


United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2022

Supplementary notes

The data is based on calculations by Statista.com based on the Census population projections as of July 1st each year and gross federal debt.
The fiscal year for the U.S. Government starts October 1. The annual amount of public debt outstanding is therefore drawn on September 30 each year. Data for national debt of the United States has been retrieved from here.

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