National Debt by President

Interactive chart illustrating the growth in national (public) debt by U.S. Presidential term. The y-axis shows the total percentage growth in national debt and the x-axis shows the time in office in months. The national debt almost tripled during during the Reagan administration, slowed considerably during Clinton's time in office and rose more gradually during the administrations of GW Bush and Obama. The current level of the national debt as of September 2018 is 21,516,058.00 million dollars.