Annual Interest Bill:
Percent of Tax Dollars Spent on Interest:
Projected Increase in Debt (2016-17):
Previous Year's Increase in Debt (2015-16):
Increase in Debt Since the Year 2000:
Useful Facts and Analysis (Ontario):
- Program spending has increased by 122% since the year 2000 (64% adj. for inflation).
- The government has spent over $230 billion on interest since 1990.
- The debt increases by $33,401,779.60 a day, $23,195.68 a minute and $386.59 a second.