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U.S. public debt and forecast as a percentage of the GDP 2000-2030

The statistic represents the U.S. public debt held by the public from 2000 to 2019 with an additional forecast from 2020 to 2030 as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product. U.S. public debt held by the public amounted to 16.8 trillion U.S. dollars in 2019, which was about 79.2 percent of the U.S. GDP. The forecast predicts an increase in public debt up to 31.45 trillion U.S. dollars in 2030, which would be about 98.3 percent of the U.S. GDP.

The actual total debt accrued by the U.S. annually can be accessed here.

U.S. public debt held by the public and forecast from 2000 to 2030

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Projections.
Data before 2019 taken from previous report.

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