[Historical Tables]
[Section 7 - Federal Debt]
[Table 7.1 - Federal Debt at the End of Year: 1940-2012]
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        Table 7.1--FEDERAL DEBT AT THE END OF YEAR: 1940-2012
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                                                    In Millions of Dollars                                       As Percentages of GDP
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                                                              Equals: Held by the Public                                  Equals: Held by the Public
       End of Fiscal Year            Gross    Less: Held ------------------------------------    Gross    Less: Held -----------------------------------
                                    Federal   by Federal                Federal                 Federal   by Federal                Federal
                                     Debt     Government     Total      Reserve      Other       Debt     Government     Total      Reserve      Other
                                               Accounts                 System                             Accounts                 System
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1940............................      50,696       7,924      42,772       2,458      40,314       52.4         8.2        44.2         2.5        41.6
1941............................      57,531       9,308      48,223       2,180      46,043       50.4         8.2        42.3         1.9        40.4
1942............................      79,200      11,447      67,753       2,640      65,113       54.9         7.9        47.0         1.8        45.1
1943............................     142,648      14,882     127,766       7,149     120,617       79.1         8.3        70.9         4.0        66.9
1944............................     204,079      19,283     184,796      14,899     169,897       97.6         9.2        88.3         7.1        81.2
 
1945............................     260,123      24,941     235,182      21,792     213,390      117.5        11.3       106.2         9.8        96.4
1946............................     270,991      29,130     241,861      23,783     218,078      121.7        13.1       108.6        10.7        97.9
1947............................     257,149      32,810     224,339      21,872     202,467      110.3        14.1        96.2         9.4        86.8
1948............................     252,031      35,761     216,270      21,366     194,904       98.4        14.0        84.5         8.3        76.1
1949............................     252,610      38,288     214,322      19,343     194,979       93.2        14.1        79.1         7.1        71.9
 
1950............................     256,853      37,830     219,023      18,331     200,692       94.1        13.9        80.2         6.7        73.5
1951............................     255,288      40,962     214,326      22,982     191,344       79.6        12.8        66.9         7.2        59.7
1952............................     259,097      44,339     214,758      22,906     191,852       74.3        12.7        61.6         6.6        55.0
1953............................     265,963      47,580     218,383      24,746     193,637       71.3        12.8        58.6         6.6        51.9
1954............................     270,812      46,313     224,499      25,037     199,462       71.8        12.3        59.5         6.6        52.9
 
1955............................     274,366      47,751     226,616      23,607     203,009       69.5        12.1        57.4         6.0        51.4
1956............................     272,693      50,537     222,156      23,758     198,398       63.8        11.8        52.0         5.6        46.4
1957............................     272,252      52,931     219,320      23,035     196,285       60.5        11.8        48.7         5.1        43.6
1958............................     279,666      53,329     226,336      25,438     200,898       60.7        11.6        49.2         5.5        43.6
1959............................     287,465      52,764     234,701      26,044     208,657       58.5        10.7        47.8         5.3        42.5
 
1960............................     290,525      53,686     236,840      26,523     210,317       56.1        10.4        45.7         5.1        40.6
1961............................     292,648      54,291     238,357      27,253     211,104       55.1        10.2        44.9         5.1        39.8
1962............................     302,928      54,918     248,010      29,663     218,347       53.4         9.7        43.7         5.2        38.5
1963............................     310,324      56,345     253,978      32,027     221,951       51.8         9.4        42.4         5.3        37.1
1964............................     316,059      59,210     256,849      34,794     222,055       49.4         9.2        40.1         5.4        34.7
 
1965............................     322,318      61,540     260,778      39,100     221,678       46.9         9.0        38.0         5.7        32.3
1966............................     328,498      64,784     263,714      42,169     221,545       43.6         8.6        35.0         5.6        29.4
1967............................     340,445      73,819     266,626      46,719     219,907       41.9         9.1        32.8         5.8        27.1
1968............................     368,685      79,140     289,545      52,230     237,315       42.5         9.1        33.4         6.0        27.4
1969............................     365,769      87,661     278,108      54,095     224,013       38.6         9.2        29.3         5.7        23.6
 
1970............................     380,921      97,723     283,198      57,714     225,484       37.6         9.7        28.0         5.7        22.3
1971............................     408,176     105,140     303,037      65,518     237,519       37.8         9.7        28.1         6.1        22.0
1972............................     435,936     113,559     322,377      71,426     250,951       37.0         9.6        27.4         6.1        21.3
1973............................     466,291     125,381     340,910      75,181     265,729       35.7         9.6        26.1         5.7        20.3
1974............................     483,893     140,194     343,699      80,648     263,051       33.6         9.7        23.9         5.6        18.3
 
1975............................     541,925     147,225     394,700      84,993     309,707       34.7         9.4        25.3         5.4        19.8
1976............................     628,970     151,566     477,404      94,714     382,690       36.2         8.7        27.5         5.5        22.0
TQ..............................     643,561     148,052     495,509      96,702     398,807       35.2         8.1        27.1         5.3        21.8
1977............................     706,398     157,294     549,104     105,004     444,100       35.8         8.0        27.8         5.3        22.5
1978............................     776,602     169,476     607,126     115,480     491,646       35.0         7.6        27.4         5.2        22.2
1979............................     829,467     189,161     640,306     115,594     524,712       33.2         7.6        25.6         4.6        21.0
 
1980............................     909,041     197,118     711,923     120,846     591,077       33.3         7.2        26.1         4.4        21.7
1981............................     994,828     205,418     789,410     124,466     664,944       32.6         6.7        25.8         4.1        21.8
1982............................   1,137,315     212,740     924,575     134,497     790,078       35.2         6.6        28.6         4.2        24.5
1983............................   1,371,660     234,392   1,137,268     155,527     981,741       39.9         6.8        33.1         4.5        28.5
1984............................   1,564,586     257,611   1,306,975     155,122   1,151,853       40.7         6.7        34.0         4.0        30.0
 
1985............................   1,817,423     310,163   1,507,260     169,806   1,337,454       43.9         7.5        36.4         4.1        32.3
1986............................   2,120,501     379,878   1,740,623     190,855   1,549,767       48.1         8.6        39.4         4.3        35.1
1987............................   2,345,956     456,203   1,889,753     212,040   1,677,713       50.5         9.8        40.7         4.6        36.1
1988............................   2,601,104     549,487   2,051,616     229,218   1,822,398       51.9        11.0        41.0         4.6        36.4
1989............................   2,867,800     677,084   2,190,716     220,088   1,970,628       53.1        12.5        40.6         4.1        36.5
 
1990............................   3,206,290     794,733   2,411,558     234,410   2,177,147       55.9        13.9        42.0         4.1        38.0
1991............................   3,598,178     909,179   2,688,999     258,591   2,430,408       60.6        15.3        45.3         4.4        40.9
1992............................   4,001,787   1,002,050   2,999,737     296,397   2,703,341       64.1        16.1        48.1         4.8        43.3
1993............................   4,351,044   1,102,647   3,248,396     325,653   2,922,744       66.2        16.8        49.4         5.0        44.4
1994............................   4,643,307   1,210,242   3,433,065     355,150   3,077,915       66.7        17.4        49.3         5.1        44.2
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                                            Table 7.1--FEDERAL DEBT AT THE END OF YEAR: 1940-2012--Continued
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                                                    In Millions of Dollars                                       As Percentages of GDP
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                                                              Equals: Held by the Public                                  Equals: Held by the Public
       End of Fiscal Year            Gross    Less: Held ------------------------------------    Gross    Less: Held -----------------------------------
                                    Federal   by Federal                Federal                 Federal   by Federal                Federal
                                     Debt     Government     Total      Reserve      Other       Debt     Government     Total      Reserve      Other
                                               Accounts                 System                             Accounts                 System
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1995............................   4,920,586   1,316,208   3,604,378     374,114   3,230,264       67.2        18.0        49.2         5.1        44.1
1996............................   5,181,465   1,447,392   3,734,073     390,924   3,343,149       67.3        18.8        48.5         5.1        43.5
1997............................   5,369,206   1,596,862   3,772,344     424,518   3,347,826       65.6        19.5        46.1         5.2        40.9
1998............................   5,478,189   1,757,090   3,721,099     458,182   3,262,917       63.5        20.4        43.1         5.3        37.8
1999............................   5,605,523   1,973,160   3,632,363     496,644   3,135,719       61.4        21.6        39.8         5.4        34.4
 
2000............................   5,628,700   2,218,896   3,409,804     511,413   2,898,391       58.0        22.9        35.1         5.3        29.9
2001............................   5,769,881   2,450,266   3,319,615     534,135   2,785,480       57.4        24.4        33.0         5.3        27.7
2002............................   6,198,401   2,657,974   3,540,427     604,191   2,936,235       59.7        25.6        34.1         5.8        28.3
2003............................   6,760,014   2,846,570   3,913,443     656,116   3,257,327       62.5        26.3        36.2         6.1        30.1
2004............................   7,354,673   3,059,129   4,295,544     700,341   3,595,203       63.9        26.6        37.3         6.1        31.2
 
2005............................   7,905,300   3,313,088   4,592,213     736,360   3,855,853       64.4        27.0        37.4         6.0        31.4
2006............................   8,451,351   3,622,378   4,828,973     768,924   4,060,049       64.7        27.7        37.0         5.9        31.1
2007 estimate...................   9,007,765   3,924,487   5,083,278         N/A         N/A       65.5        28.5        36.9         N/A         N/A
2008 estimate...................   9,575,497   4,230,058   5,345,439         N/A         N/A       66.0        29.1        36.8         N/A         N/A
2009 estimate...................  10,138,314   4,584,680   5,553,634         N/A         N/A       66.2        30.0        36.3         N/A         N/A
 
2010 estimate...................  10,637,569   4,966,390   5,671,178         N/A         N/A       66.0        30.8        35.2         N/A         N/A
2011 estimate...................  11,114,768   5,366,475   5,748,292         N/A         N/A       65.6        31.7        33.9         N/A         N/A
2012 estimate...................  11,487,273   5,776,160   5,711,113         N/A         N/A       64.6        32.5        32.1         N/A         N/A
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N/A: Not available.