The United States recorded a government debt equivalent to 105.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in the United States averaged 61.70 percent from 1940 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 118.90 percent in 1946 and a record low of 31.70 percent in 1981.

Government Debt to GDP in the United States is expected to be 107.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 109.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 105.40 105.80 118.90 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.20 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -100000.00 119116.00 214255.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 3192.17 3171.81 3328.05 599.63 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 252692.00 343559.00 510447.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 21850094.00 21702370.00 21850094.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 353183.00 224443.00 433263.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 6901.00 7709.00 16331.00 522.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 597177.90 600106.40 768465.80 132803.40 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To GDP 37.70 37.40 42.90 33.10 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.40 105.80 118.90 31.70 1940 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Japan 253.00 Dec/17
Italy 131.80 Dec/17
Singapore 110.60 Dec/17
United States 105.40 Dec/17
Spain 98.30 Dec/17
France 97.00 Dec/17
Canada 89.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 86.70 Dec/17
United Kingdom 85.30 Dec/17
Brazil 74.04 Dec/17
India 68.70 Dec/17
Germany 64.10 Dec/17
Argentina 57.10 Dec/17
Netherlands 56.70 Dec/17
South Africa 53.10 Dec/17
China 47.60 Dec/17
Mexico 46.40 Dec/17
Australia 41.90 Dec/17
South Korea 38.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 29.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 28.70 Dec/17
Turkey 28.30 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 17.20 Dec/17
Russia 12.60 Dec/17


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