Global debt boom
The majority of the world has been on a debt binge since the mid 1980s. McKinsey produced a good report on world debt a couple of years back. They are due to up date it soon. The chart below is a little out of date, but still a good overall snapshot of world debt.
US Government Debt
The charts below shows the total public debt in dollars. This is a live chart updated with the latest data.
DoubleLine expects the doubling of debt to continue. Note how current US public debt (as a percentage of GDP) has already surpassed World War 1 and the Great Depression.