The USA owes a lot of money, as of december 31st 2012 the debt is set to hit $16.394 trillion. This amount of money is just unthinkable. At Demonocracy.info they have put the US governments debt into something we can understand. more than just numbers, by showing how big the stacks of $100 bills would be.
The US $100 bill, most counter fitted piece of money in the world.
“It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.” – Thomas Jefferson
$10,000 enough for a great vacation, this is the average yearly wage of the world.
Not as big as once thought, $1,000,000 in us $100 bills weighs exactly 10KG
Hit below to see how big it gets.
$100,000,000 enough money to go around for all.
This is 10 tones worth of $100 bills, thats how much a billion dollars weighs.
1 Trillion dollars, if you spent one million dollars a day since jesus was born you wouldn’t have spent a trillion dollars
Comparison of $1,000,000,000,000 dollars to a standard sized American Football field.
Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinental airliner that’s hiding in the back. This was until recently the biggest passenger plane in the world.
You can see the White House with both wings to the right.
The US debt ceiling limit D-Day is estimated for September 14, 2012. US Debt has now surpassed the size of US economy in 2011– rated @ $15,064 Trillion.
Statue of Liberty seems rather worried as United States national debt is soon to pass 20% of the entire world’s combined economy (GDP / Gross Domestic Product).
“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” – Thomas Jefferson