Escalating U.S. Debt

From the May 2005 Trumpet Print Edition

America’s national debt is rapidly growing. Now nearly $7.8 trillion, every man, woman and child in the U.S. would have to pay more than $25,000 for the debt to be paid.

NOW $7,788,000,000,000 …

2004 $7,379,052,696,330

2003 $6,783,231,062,743

2002 $6,228,235,965,597

2001 $5,807,463,412,200

2000 $5,674,178,209,886

1999 $5,656,270,901,615

1998 $5,526,193,008,897

1997 $5,413,146,011,397

1996 $5,224,810,939,135

1995 $4,973,982,900,709

1994 $4,692,749,910,013

1993 $4,411,488,883,139

1992 $4,064,620,655,521

1991 $3,665,303,351,697

1990 $3,233,313,451,777

1989 $2,857,430,960,187

1988 $2,602,337,712,041

1987 $2,350,276,890,953

1986 $2,125,302,616,658

1985 $1,945,941,616,459

1984 $1,662,966,000,000

1983 $1,410,702,000,000

1982 $1,197,073,000,000

1981 $1,028,728,000,000

1980 $930,210,000,000

1979 $845,116,000,000

1978 $789,207,000,000

1977 $718,943,000,000

1976 $653,544,000,000

1975 $576,649,000,000