Projected public debt as a share of GDP, FY2017–FY2028

Year President’s budget Current law CPC budget
2017 76.5% 76.5% 76.5%
2018 78.0% 78.0% 78.5%
2019 79.1% 79.2% 78.3%
2020 80.1% 80.8% 77.1%
2021 81.5% 82.9% 76.7%
2022 83.2% 85.6% 76.7%
2023 84.3% 87.8% 76.4%
2024 84.6% 89.5% 75.7%
2025 85.0% 91.4% 75.2%
2026 85.3% 93.0% 74.6%
2027 85.7% 94.4% 73.7%
2028 86.4% 96.1% 73.2%

Note: Data for 2017 represent actual spending.

Source: EPI Policy Center analysis of scores from the Congressional Budget Office and Office of Management and Budget

View the underlying data on epi.org.