Interest expense on U.S. public debt 2011-2019

This graph shows total interest expenses for debt held by the public of the United States from 2011 to 2019. In 2019, U.S. Government spent 404 billion U.S. dollars on interest for debt held by the public.

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

Total interest expense on debt held by the public of the United States from 2011 to 2019

Held by the publicIntragovernmental debt holdings
2019404170
2018357171
2017296161
2016273157
2015251156
2014260173
2013247178
2012245187
2011251203
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Fiscal years 2011 to 2019

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.
Data for prior to 2015 taken from previous reports.

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