Graph of the Day for April 10, 2010

"It's a little hard for me to take criticism from folks about this recovery package after they presided over a doubling of the national debt."  President Obama.


 

Source:  House Republican Committee on the Budget, Rep. Paul Ryan, ranking member.


Hoven's Index for April 10, 2010


Federal debt held by the public, as percent of GDP:

Average from 1960 through 2000:  36.2%

In 2000 (after 6 years of a Republican-controlled Congress):  35.1%

In 2007 (last budget passed by Republican-controlled Congress):  36.9%

In 2008 (first budget passed by Democrat-controlled Congress):  40.8%

In 2009 (first year of Obama's stimulus):  53.0%

Projected for 2016, with Obama's proposals:  79.6%

Projected for 2020, with Obama's proposals:  90%    

Sources:  US Statistical Abstract (Table 458) and CBO.


Graph of the Day Archive.
"It's a little hard for me to take criticism from folks about this recovery package after they presided over a doubling of the national debt."  President Obama.


 

Source:  House Republican Committee on the Budget, Rep. Paul Ryan, ranking member.


Hoven's Index for April 10, 2010


Federal debt held by the public, as percent of GDP:

Average from 1960 through 2000:  36.2%

In 2000 (after 6 years of a Republican-controlled Congress):  35.1%

In 2007 (last budget passed by Republican-controlled Congress):  36.9%

In 2008 (first budget passed by Democrat-controlled Congress):  40.8%

In 2009 (first year of Obama's stimulus):  53.0%

Projected for 2016, with Obama's proposals:  79.6%

Projected for 2020, with Obama's proposals:  90%    

Sources:  US Statistical Abstract (Table 458) and CBO.


Graph of the Day Archive.

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