Pictures: US National Debt Comparison

One hundred dollars $100

 

Ten thousand dollars $10,000
Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth.

 

One million dollars $1,000,000
Not as big of a pile as you thought, huh? Still this is 92 years of work for the average human on earth.

 

One hundred million dollars $100,000,000
Plenty to go around for everyone. Fits nicely on an ISO/Military standard sized pallet.

 

One billion dollars $1,000,000,000
Now we are getting serious!

 

One trillion dollars $1,000,000,000,000
Keep in mind it is double stacked pallets of $100 million dollars each, full of $100 dollar bills. You are going to need a lot of trucks to freight this around.
If you spent $1 million a day since Jesus was born, you would have not spent $1 trillion by now... but $700 billion (the same amount the banks got during the bailout).

 

One trillion dollars $1,000,000,000,000
Comparison of $1,000,000,000,000 dollars to a standard-sized American Football field and European Football field.
Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinental airliner that's hiding on the right. This was until recently the biggest passenger plane in the world.

 

Fifteen trillion dollars $15,000,000,000,000
US national debt (credit bill) had just topped the 15 trillion mark two months before Christmas 2011.

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Digging Out of Student Debt ~ USA Loans « Christian Debt Settlement

  2. Wow that hurts! I’ve seen this before but it still takes the win out of your sails! Spend Spend Spent… The Big Government mantra

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