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Measured as a portion of the U.S. economy, is the national debt currently higher than any year of the past 40 years?

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The national debt is currently 103% of the U.S. economy. This is higher than any year in the past 40 years, and it is 87% higher than the average over this period, which was 55% of the U.S. economy.

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