Standard & Poor's credit rating for the United States stands at AA+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for the United States was last set at Aaa with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for the United States was last reported at AAA with negative outlook. DBRS's credit rating for the United States is AAA with stable outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of the United States thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for the United States as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchAAA Negative Jul 31 2020
DBRSAAA Stable Apr 22 2014
FitchAAA Stable Mar 21 2014
FitchAAA Negative Watch Oct 15 2013
DBRSAAA Under Review Oct 09 2013
Moody'sAaa Stable Jul 18 2013
S&PAA+ Stable Jun 10 2013
FitchAAA Negative Nov 28 2011
DBRSAAA Stable Sep 08 2011
S&PAA+ Negative Aug 05 2011
Moody'sAaa Negative Aug 02 2011
S&PAAA Negative Watch Jul 14 2011
Moody'sAaa Negative Watch Jul 13 2011
S&PAAA Negative Apr 18 2011
FitchAAA Stable Sep 21 2000
FitchAAA N/A Apr 01 1996
FitchAAA Negative Watch Nov 13 1995
FitchAAA N/A Aug 10 1994
Moody'sAaa Stable Feb 05 1949