Total Consumer Debt

Below are basic consumer debt numbers for the past ten years, , often simply referred to as “the Fed.” These numbers are for total outstanding debt, then broken down by revolving debt (mainly credit card debt) and non-revolving debt (auto loans, student loans, boat loans, etc.). Note that traditional mortgage debt is NOT included in these numbers; mortgage debt is .)

Current year numbers are reported based on each quarter or month, while past years are reported based on the outstanding debt at year-end:

2017:

  • Most Current, ending July, 2017 (preliminary numbers, subject to later revision): — Total Outstanding Debt: $3.75 trillion, Revolving Debt: $995 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.76 trillion
  • 2nd Quarter (ending June 30, 2017): Total Outstanding Debt: $3.74 trillion, Revolving Debt: $992 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.74 trillion
  • 1st Quarter (ending March 31, 2017): Total Outstanding Debt: $3.69 trillion, Revolving Debt: $980 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.71 trillion



2016: Total Outstanding Debt: $3.65 trillion, Revolving Debt: $970 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.68 trillion

2015: Total Outstanding Debt: $3.42 trillion, Revolving Debt: $910 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.51 trillion

2014: Total Outstanding Debt: $3.32 trillion, Revolving Debt: $891 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.43 trillion

2013: Total Outstanding Debt: $3.10 trillion, Revolving Debt: $857 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.24 trillion

2012: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.92 trillion, Revolving Debt: $845 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $2.07 trillion

2011: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.76 trillion, Revolving Debt: $842 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.92 trillion

2010: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.65 trillion, Revolving Debt: $840 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.81 trillion

2009: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.45 trillion, Revolving Debt: $866 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.58 trillion

2008: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.56 trillion, Revolving Debt: $958 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.60 trillion

2007: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.52 trillion, Revolving Debt: $942 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.58 trillion

2006: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.39 trillion, Revolving Debt: $875 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.51 trillion

2005: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.29 trillion, Revolving Debt: $825 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.46 trillion

2004: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.19 trillion, Revolving Debt: $800 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.39 trillion

2003: Total Outstanding Debt: $2.08 trillion, Revolving Debt: $770 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.31 trillion

2002: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.92 trillion, Revolving Debt: $738 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.19 trillion

2001: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.84 trillion, Revolving Debt: $722 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.12 trillion

2000: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.71 trillion, Revolving Debt: $678 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $1.03 trillion

1999: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.53 trillion, Revolving Debt: $608 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $923 billion

1998: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.30 trillion, Revolving Debt: $561 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $741 billion

1997: Total Outstanding Debt: $1.23 trillion, Revolving Debt: $531 billion, Non-Revolving Debt: $703 billion



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