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United States Gross Federal Debt to GDP

The United States recorded a government debt equivalent to 106.10 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Government Debt to GDP in the United States averaged 61.14 percent from 1940 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 118.90 percent in 1946 and a record low of 31.70 percent in 1981. 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.
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