State and local debt in the U.S. as a percentage of GDP in 2017, by state

This graph shows state and local government debt in the United States as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product for the 2017 fiscal year, by state. In 2017, total state and local government debt in the state of New York amounted to 21.83 percent of the annual Gross Domestic Product of the state.

The national debt of the United Stated can be found here.

State and local government debt in the United States as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product in the 2017 fiscal year, by state

StateDebt as a percentage of State GDP
Kentucky 22.3%
New York 21.83%
Rhode Island 19.85%
Illinois 18.74%
Connecticut 18.63%
Alaska 18.28%
Massachusetts 17.94%
Hawaii 17.89%
South Carolina 17.51%
Texas 17.39%
Nevada 17.22%
Washington 16.88%
Kansas 16.85%
New Mexico 16.77%
California 16.58%
Pennsylvania 16.51%
Colorado 16.39%
New Jersey 16.29%
Oregon 15.68%
Missouri 15.45%
West Virginia 15.28%
North Dakota 15.23%
Louisiana 15.18%
Minnesota 15.09%
Vermont 14.76%
Wisconsin 14.38%
Arizona 14.37%
Michigan 14.25%
Alabama 14.24%
Maryland 13.83%
Florida 13.67%
Indiana 13.59%
Ohio 13.58%
Arkansas 13.28%
Mississippi 13.21%
Nebraska 13.18%
Virginia 12.95%
New Hampshire 12.87%
Maine 12.66%
South Dakota 12.56%
Utah 12.39%
Tennessee 12.31%
Montana 11.19%
District of Columbia 11.12%
Iowa 10.65%
Georgia 10.2%
Delaware 9.98%
Oklahoma 9.94%
North Carolina 8.78%
Idaho 8.32%
Wyoming 5.28%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Fiscal year 2017

Supplementary notes

The fiscal year is the accounting period for the federal government which begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends.

Figures were calculated by Statista using GDP figures for each state from the Bureau of Economic Analysis which can be found here.

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