The budget deficit for FY 2021 through August is $2,539 billion ($1.9 trillion). The fiscal year began on October 1 and ends on September 30.
The budget deficit in FY 2019 was $984 billion. The budget deficit in FY 2020 was $3.311 trillion.
The share of the national debt held by the public through August is $22,254,543,554,131.93 ($22.254 trillion).