United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP 1940-2017 | Data | Chart

The United States recorded a government debt equivalent to 106.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Government Debt to GDP in the United States averaged 61.14 percent from 1940 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 118.90 percent in 1946 and a record low of 31.70 percent in 1981.

United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP
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United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 106.10 101.20 118.90 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.20 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -138547.00 -63214.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2897.99 2895.23 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 208374.00 235341.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 20590392.00 20442474.00 20590392.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 346922.00 298555.00 428894.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 12026.00 12517.00 12517.00 522.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 606232.60 596009.60 758890.20 131148.80 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To Gdp 34.00 38.10 43.00 33.00 percent [+]


United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP

Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides - United States Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.10 101.20 118.90 31.70 1940 - 2016 percent Yearly




government debt to GDP by Country
Country Last
Japan 250.40 Dec/16
Italy 132.60 Dec/16
United States 106.10 Dec/16
Spain 99.40 Dec/16
France 96.00 Dec/16
Canada 92.30 Dec/16
United Kingdom 89.30 Dec/16
Euro Area 89.20 Dec/16
India 69.50 Dec/16
Brazil 69.49 Dec/16
Germany 68.30 Dec/16
Netherlands 62.30 Dec/16
Mexico 47.90 Dec/16
China 46.20 Dec/16
Australia 41.10 Dec/16
South Korea 38.60 Dec/16
Switzerland 32.60 Dec/16
Turkey 28.30 Dec/16
Indonesia 27.90 Dec/16
Russia 17.00 Dec/16