Global Debt Nears Record

Global Debt Nears Record Global debt hits $246 trillion (or 320% of GDP) and is just $2 trillion shy of all-time high. See also “Total Debt by Sector for Developed & Emerging Economies.” Picture source: International Monetary Fund

U.S. Total Federal Debt to GDP

U.S. Total Federal Debt to GDP Another interesting chart showing the U.S. total federal debt to GDP since 1791. The current federal debt to GDP is near an all-time high. Picture source: Bianco Research

Foreign Holders of U.S. Debt

Foreign Holders of U.S. Debt Currently, China and Japan hold the most U.S. debt. Picture source: howmuch.net

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public Rising U.S. federal debt could increase the likelihood of a fiscal crisis in the future. Picture source: Congressional Budget Office