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Today the Federal Debt is about $22,027,749,066,883.72.
The amount is the gross outstanding debt issued by the United States Department of the Treasury since 1790 and reported here.
But, it doesnt include state and local debt.
And, it doesn’t include so-called “agency debt.”
And, it doesnt include the so-called unfunded liabilities of entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare.
Federal Debt per person is about $67,508.
Chart C.01t: Recent US Government Debt
At the end of FY 2019 the total government debt in the United States, including federal, state, and local, is expected to be $25.8 trillion.
Get more information about Total Debt here.
Chart C.01f: Recent US Federal Debt
At the end of FY 2019 the gross US federal government debt is estimated to be $22.78 trillion, according to the FY20 Federal Budget. Of this gross amount, debt Held by the Public: Other is estimated by usgovernmentspending.com at $14.61 trillion, debt Held by the Public: Federal Reserve System (i.e. monetized debt) is estimated by usgovernmentspending.com at $2.31 trillion and debt Held by Federal Government Accounts is estimated at $5.86 trillion.
Here is the gross federal debt by year for the last decade:
Click for federal debt from 1960 to present.
Get more information about Federal Debt here.
Chart C.01a: Recent Federal Agency Debt
At the end of FY 2019 the federal agency debt in the United States is “guesstimated” to be $9.61 trillion.
Agency debt is debt issued by federal agencies and government-sponsored enterprises, and is not included in the total gross debt of the federal government.
Get more information about Agency Debt here.
Chart C.01s: Recent State Government Debt
At the end of FY 2019 the state government debt in the United States is expected to be $1.17 trillion.
Get more information about State Government Debt here.
Chart C.01l: Recent Local Government Debt
At the end of FY 2019 the local government debt in the United States is expected to be $1.86 trillion.
Get more information about Local Government Debt here.
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Debt data is from official government sources.
Detailed table of debt data sources here.
Federal debt data begins in 1792.
State and local debt data begins in 1820.
State and local debt data for individual states begins in 1957.
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Sources for 2014:
Sources for 2024:
GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years