What was the US national debt in 2014?

Historical Debt Outstanding – Annual 2000 – 2020

Date Dollar Amount
09/30/2014 17,824,071,380,733.82
09/30/2013 16,738,183,526,697.32
09/30/2012 16,066,241,407,385.89
09/30/2011 14,790,340,328,557.15

What is our national debt clock?

The National Debt Clock is a billboard-sized running total display that shows the United States gross national debt and each American family’s share of the debt. It is currently installed on the western side of One Bryant Park, west of Sixth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets in Manhattan, New York City.

Is the national debt clock accurate?

So, it’s a projection of the federal government’s real-time debt based on official data. That means the debt clocks aren’t entirely accurate, but they are pretty close and will give you a rough idea of the federal government’s debt.

How much debt is the world in 2021?

“The rise in household debt has been in line with rising house prices in almost every major economy in the world,” said the IIF’s Tiftik. Total sustainable debt issuance meanwhile has surpassed $800 billion year to date, the IIF said, with global issuance projected to reach $1.2 trillion in 2021.

Which country has most debt 2021?

In Pics | Top 10 countries with the most debt (2021)

  • 1 /11. In Pics | Top 10 countries with the most debt (2021)
  • 2 /11. Japan – National Debt: ¥1,028 trillion ($9.087 trillion).
  • 3 /11. Greece – National Debt: €332.6 billion ($379 billion).
  • 4 /11. Portugal – National Debt: €232 billion ($264 billion).
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Who owns the world’s debt?

By country

country public debt (billion USD) % of GDP
World 56,308 64%
United States* 17,607 74%
Japan 9,872 214%
China 3,894 32%

Which country has most debt 2020?


Rank Country/Region Date
1 United States 2019 est.
2 United Kingdom 31 December 2017
3 France December 2020
4 Germany 31 March 2020

How does the world debt clock work and why?

Debt figures are derived from national definitions and therefore may vary from country to country. The clock shows the estimated debt at the point corresponding to the current date and time in whatever year you are viewing; this is why it increases even when you view past or future years.

Where does the world’s government debt come from?

This interactive graphic displays gross government debt for the globe. The clock covers 99% of the world based upon GDP. It uses latest available data and assumes that the fiscal year ends in December. Debt figures are derived from national definitions and therefore may vary from country to country.

How is the national debt calculated in real time?

When this is not possible, we use data from: This raw data is then processed through our algorithms. Among other variables, these algorithms consider the average 10-year interest rate paid on the debt to calculate the current debt amount at the time you are viewing the debt clock.

Why is there a low national debt in the world?

Not always. There is only one “debt-free” country as per the IMF database. For many countries, the unusually low national debt could be due to failing to report actual figures to the IMF. Another instance where low national debt might be a bad sign is if a country’s economy is so underdeveloped that nobody would want to lend to them.