$1,275,901,078,828.74

In Fiscal Year 2012, the national debt increased from $14,790,340,328,557.15 on September 30, 2011, to $16,066,241,407,385.89 on September 28, 2012.1 That’s an increase of $1,275,901,078,828.74 in one year, or 8.6%.
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  1. The Department of the Treasury does not calculate the debt for weekend days, and the end of the fiscal year, September 30, was a Sunday.

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