View National Debt percent of GDP (hover mouse over graphs to view details)
This chart shows the US Debt (national debt) as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of all goods and services produced in the U.S. in a year.)
When the curve is increasing, as we see beginning in 2007, it means that the national debt is growing at a faster rate than GDP.
The data set is from:
The World Bank via Google Public Data