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U.S. Federal Debt
Billions of USD, Not seasonally adjusted
Annually, 1939 - Present
This graph shows the debt of the United States Federal Government since 1939.
Place and move your cursor on the graph on the right to see the United States federal government’s debt numbers.
The United States federal government’s debt started increasing since the mid-1970s and has risen sharply in recent decades.