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US Regular Budget Debt vs. Regular Budget Debt of All Member States: 1971-2008


Data compiled by Klaus Hüfner and Katarina Wahlberg

The following table and graphs illustrate the total debt of the US and of all member states to the regular budget.

Table Notes:

  • Sums in $US millions, rounded to the nearest million.
  • Total arrears and US arrears shown are amounts due as of December 31 of each year.
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    The following graph compares the total payments owed to the regular budget by the US and by all member states (including the US) from 1971 - 2008.






  • Data 1971-1994 compiled by Klaus Hüfner (Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Forum)
  • Data 1995 onwards from United Nations: Status of Contributions to the Regular Budget, International Tribunals, Peacekeeping Operations and Capital Master Plan (as at December 31)



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