The United States recorded a government debt equivalent to 106.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Debt to GDP in the United States averaged 62.31 percent from 1940 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 118.90 percent in 1946 and a record low of 31.80 percent in 1981.

Government Debt to GDP in the United States is expected to be 108.00 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 110.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 106.10 104.80 118.90 31.80 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.80 -3.50 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -8000.00 -208000.00 214255.00 -233977.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 3211.03 3188.70 3328.05 599.63 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 333952.00 232064.00 535545.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 22023283.00 22026424.00 22115526.00 60000.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 342429.00 439833.00 439833.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 7267.00 7682.00 16331.00 522.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 633565.00 605803.00 784835.00 135632.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To GDP 38.00 38.20 43.30 33.40 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.10 104.80 118.90 31.80 1940 - 2018 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Japan 253.00 Dec/17
Italy 132.20 Dec/18
Singapore 112.20 Dec/18
United States 106.10 Dec/18
France 98.40 Dec/18
Spain 97.10 Dec/18
Canada 90.60 Dec/18
Argentina 86.20 Dec/18
Euro Area 85.10 Dec/18
United Kingdom 84.70 Dec/18
Brazil 77.22 Dec/18
India 68.70 Dec/17
Germany 60.90 Dec/18
South Africa 55.80 Dec/18
Netherlands 52.40 Dec/18
China 50.50 Dec/18
Mexico 46.00 Dec/18
Australia 40.70 Dec/18
South Korea 36.60 Dec/18
Turkey 30.40 Dec/18
Indonesia 29.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 27.70 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 19.10 Dec/18
Russia 13.50 Dec/17


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