Forecast of the gross federal debt of the United States for fiscal years 2015 to 2026 (in billion U.S. dollars)

This graph shows a forecast of the outstanding gross federal debt of the United States of America from 2015 to 2026. The gross federal debt comprises the federal debt held by the public plus Treasury securities held by federal trust funds and other governmental accounts. This forecast projects the gross federal debt to increase from 18.14 trillion U.S. dollars in 2015 to 29.31 trillion U.S. dollars in 2026. The federal debt for recent years can be found here.

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YearNational debt (in billion U.S. dollars)
2015 18,143
2016* 19,332
2017* 20,093
2018* 20,864
2019* 21,737
2020* 22,635
2021* 23,574
2022* 24,649
2023* 25,745
2024* 26,834
2025* 28,003
2026* 29,314
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