Icon for Debt Service as a Share of Tax Revenue

Debt Service as a Share of Tax Revenue

Description

Interest paid on debt as a percentage of total tax revenue. This information comes from 2015 U.S. Census Bureau data. These data were released in October 2017.

Current (2018)

Current values and ranks for the 2018 edition of Rich States, Poor States.
State Value Rank
8.00% 33rd
15.30% 50th
7.60% 31st
4.50% 8th
8.40% 38th
10.40% 47th
6.90% 27th
6.10% 17th
8.00% 34th
6.80% 24th
6.20% 19th
4.30% 5th
9.50% 44th
9.00% 41st
4.40% 6th
6.50% 22nd
10.70% 48th
8.70% 39th
4.70% 10th
6.10% 15th
8.90% 40th
8.20% 36th
5.20% 11th
4.40% 7th
8.00% 35th
4.60% 9th
5.60% 13th
9.00% 42nd
7.30% 30th
5.60% 14th
6.60% 23rd
8.30% 37th
6.30% 21st
2.90% 2nd
6.10% 16th
5.40% 12th
7.70% 32nd
7.10% 28th
11.20% 49th
9.40% 43rd
6.20% 18th
7.30% 29th
10.30% 46th
6.90% 26th
3.60% 3rd
6.80% 25th
9.80% 45th
4.30% 4th
6.20% 20th
2.00% 1st

Historical Ranks

Historical state ranks for Debt Service as a Share of Tax Revenue across editions of the Rich States, Poor States.
State 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
34th 17th 28th 21st 26th 32nd 23rd 24th 31st 33rd 33rd
50th 49th 42nd 2nd 12th 12th 8th 4th 14th 30th 50th
28th 30th 17th 32nd 43rd 43rd 46th 39th 30th 34th 31st
8th 3rd 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 6th 8th 8th
30th 35th 35th 31st 35th 37th 39th 42nd 39th 41st 38th
44th 48th 47th 46th 47th 48th 47th 47th 47th 48th 47th
31st 20th 18th 15th 25th 26th 26th 26th 22nd 20th 27th
40th 16th 36th 36th 40th 36th 29th 29th 43rd 47th 17th
39th 24th 22nd 27th 28th 27th 34th 36th 36th 39th 34th
6th 6th 4th 5th 11th 14th 19th 18th 25th 22nd 24th
35th 39th 39th 38th 36th 17th 27th 17th 18th 26th 19th
3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 6th 7th 7th 7th 4th 5th 5th
46th 42nd 37th 42nd 42nd 44th 43rd 40th 44th 43rd 44th
11th 15th 32nd 26th 23rd 29th 33rd 31st 40th 40th 41st
2nd 4th 11th 10th 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 6th
23rd 36th 24th 30th 33rd 41st 38th 35th 29th 29th 22nd
49th 44th 46th 48th 49th 50th 50th 50th 50th 50th 48th
37th 32nd 30th 35th 37th 45th 44th 41st 35th 35th 39th
14th 7th 10th 8th 9th 8th 9th 10th 10th 9th 10th
9th 5th 7th 7th 7th 9th 11th 13th 11th 15th 15th
48th 50th 50th 50th 50th 49th 41st 44th 41st 37th 40th
27th 28th 31st 34th 30th 30th 32nd 30th 37th 36th 36th
29th 25th 19th 17th 21st 24th 15th 20th 12th 11th 11th
15th 10th 6th 6th 4th 5th 10th 11th 8th 10th 7th
24th 38th 41st 41st 31st 33rd 35th 34th 34th 32nd 35th
22nd 19th 25th 28th 10th 15th 12th 9th 7th 7th 9th
5th 8th 13th 25th 17th 22nd 22nd 19th 19th 14th 13th
42nd 34th 33rd 37th 41st 39th 40th 43rd 42nd 42nd 42nd
36th 46th 44th 43rd 38th 38th 37th 38th 33rd 31st 30th
4th 9th 14th 13th 16th 11th 13th 15th 15th 13th 14th
10th 18th 20th 16th 20th 25th 21st 23rd 28th 17th 23rd
32nd 37th 34th 33rd 34th 34th 36th 37th 38th 38th 37th
7th 11th 8th 14th 18th 19th 16th 21st 21st 19th 21st
25th 29th 29th 23rd 13th 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
16th 23rd 23rd 18th 22nd 18th 17th 12th 13th 21st 16th
13th 21st 12th 9th 8th 13th 14th 14th 17th 12th 12th
33rd 40th 40th 40th 39th 35th 31st 33rd 32nd 28th 32nd
45th 41st 38th 39th 32nd 28th 28th 32nd 27th 27th 28th
18th 26th 43rd 45th 46th 42nd 42nd 48th 48th 49th 49th
47th 47th 49th 49th 48th 47th 49th 49th 46th 44th 43rd
20th 31st 27th 29th 24th 21st 24th 25th 20th 16th 18th
12th 22nd 15th 22nd 29th 31st 30th 22nd 24th 24th 29th
41st 43rd 48th 47th 45th 46th 48th 45th 49th 46th 46th
38th 33rd 21st 19th 19th 20th 20th 27th 26th 25th 26th
19th 14th 16th 20th 14th 10th 6th 5th 3rd 3rd 3rd
17th 13th 9th 11th 15th 23rd 25th 28th 23rd 23rd 25th
43rd 45th 45th 44th 44th 40th 45th 46th 45th 45th 45th
26th 12th 5th 12th 5th 6th 4th 8th 9th 4th 4th
21st 27th 26th 24th 27th 16th 18th 16th 16th 18th 20th
1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

Historical Values

Historical values for Debt Service as a Share of Tax Revenue. The years listed correspond to the actual data years, not necessarily the publication of Rich States, Poor States.
State 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
9.80% 6.90% 7.80% 7.60% 8.60% 9.20% 8.10% 7.60% 8.48% 8.65% 8.00%
18.30% 11.60% 9.70% 4.80% 7.10% 7.00% 5.90% 5.10% 6.24% 8.16% 15.30%
8.80% 7.80% 6.90% 8.50% 10.50% 11.60% 11.60% 9.80% 8.31% 8.72% 7.60%
6.90% 5.50% 5.30% 5.60% 5.30% 5.40% 5.30% 5.30% 4.96% 4.84% 4.50%
9.20% 8.30% 8.70% 8.50% 9.70% 10.20% 10.40% 10.50% 9.42% 9.12% 8.40%
11.30% 11.30% 10.60% 11.10% 12.00% 12.60% 11.80% 11.80% 10.84% 10.87% 10.40%
9.30% 7.10% 7.10% 7.10% 8.50% 8.70% 8.30% 7.80% 7.14% 7.05% 6.90%
10.60% 6.90% 8.90% 9.20% 10.20% 10.20% 8.60% 8.10% 10.32% 10.69% 6.10%
10.40% 7.50% 7.40% 8.00% 8.80% 8.80% 9.10% 9.40% 8.98% 8.97% 8.00%
6.70% 5.80% 5.60% 5.70% 6.80% 7.30% 7.50% 7.50% 7.57% 7.26% 6.80%
10.10% 9.10% 9.40% 9.40% 9.90% 7.60% 8.50% 7.40% 6.80% 7.41% 6.20%
5.70% 4.50% 4.70% 5.40% 6.30% 6.30% 5.80% 5.40% 4.94% 4.72% 4.30%
11.70% 9.40% 9.00% 9.80% 10.40% 11.60% 11.10% 10.20% 10.32% 9.80% 9.50%
7.10% 6.70% 8.50% 7.80% 8.20% 9.00% 9.00% 8.60% 9.45% 9.04% 9.00%
5.30% 5.60% 6.30% 6.40% 5.10% 5.30% 5.00% 5.10% 4.94% 4.81% 4.40%
8.20% 8.50% 7.60% 8.40% 9.50% 11.50% 10.30% 9.00% 8.15% 7.92% 6.50%
13.90% 9.50% 10.40% 11.80% 13.20% 13.80% 13.50% 13.60% 11.56% 11.18% 10.70%
10.30% 8.20% 8.40% 8.80% 9.90% 11.60% 11.40% 10.30% 8.97% 8.79% 8.70%
7.60% 5.80% 6.20% 6.00% 6.60% 6.50% 6.20% 6.00% 5.44% 5.24% 4.70%
7.00% 5.70% 5.80% 6.00% 6.30% 6.50% 6.40% 6.30% 5.50% 6.21% 6.10%
12.80% 13.30% 13.60% 13.70% 14.60% 13.30% 10.80% 10.90% 10.18% 8.92% 8.90%
8.60% 7.70% 8.50% 8.80% 9.00% 9.10% 8.90% 8.30% 9.22% 8.85% 8.20%
8.80% 7.60% 7.20% 7.20% 7.90% 8.20% 7.10% 7.50% 5.87% 5.62% 5.20%
7.60% 6.00% 5.70% 5.90% 5.70% 6.00% 6.20% 6.20% 5.33% 5.32% 4.40%
8.20% 8.90% 9.60% 9.80% 9.40% 9.20% 9.20% 9.00% 8.80% 8.35% 8.00%
8.10% 7.00% 7.60% 8.20% 6.70% 7.40% 6.40% 5.80% 5.19% 4.82% 4.60%
6.40% 5.90% 6.50% 7.80% 7.30% 8.10% 8.00% 7.50% 7.00% 5.97% 5.60%
10.70% 8.30% 8.60% 9.20% 10.20% 10.50% 10.60% 10.70% 10.27% 9.53% 9.00%
10.10% 10.00% 9.90% 10.00% 10.10% 10.30% 9.50% 9.70% 8.73% 8.21% 7.30%
6.30% 6.00% 6.60% 6.70% 7.20% 7.00% 6.60% 6.60% 6.25% 5.95% 5.60%
7.00% 6.90% 7.20% 7.20% 7.70% 8.60% 8.00% 7.60% 8.06% 6.65% 6.60%
9.70% 8.90% 8.60% 8.70% 9.60% 9.50% 9.40% 9.40% 9.40% 8.95% 8.30%
6.80% 6.20% 6.00% 7.00% 7.40% 7.70% 7.20% 7.50% 7.10% 6.80% 6.30%
8.40% 7.80% 8.10% 7.70% 7.10% 5.80% 3.90% 2.70% 3.06% 2.56% 2.90%
7.70% 7.40% 7.60% 7.20% 8.00% 7.70% 7.20% 6.20% 5.96% 7.14% 6.10%
7.60% 7.10% 6.50% 6.30% 6.40% 7.20% 6.90% 6.40% 6.40% 5.65% 5.40%
9.70% 9.10% 9.50% 9.70% 10.10% 9.50% 8.90% 8.90% 8.71% 7.89% 7.70%
11.40% 9.30% 9.10% 9.60% 9.40% 8.90% 8.60% 8.60% 7.91% 7.53% 7.10%
7.80% 7.60% 9.70% 10.50% 11.70% 11.50% 11.00% 12.20% 11.12% 11.10% 11.20%
12.40% 10.80% 10.80% 12.10% 12.20% 12.30% 13.30% 12.80% 10.79% 9.90% 9.40%
8.00% 7.90% 7.70% 8.30% 8.20% 8.00% 8.20% 7.70% 7.02% 6.42% 6.20%
7.10% 7.10% 6.70% 7.60% 9.00% 9.20% 8.70% 7.60% 7.32% 7.33% 7.30%
10.70% 9.50% 10.60% 11.10% 11.50% 11.90% 12.10% 11.70% 11.39% 10.55% 10.30%
10.30% 8.20% 7.30% 7.30% 7.70% 7.90% 7.70% 7.80% 7.82% 7.36% 6.90%
7.90% 6.70% 6.90% 7.50% 7.10% 6.90% 5.50% 5.30% 4.16% 3.90% 3.60%
7.80% 6.60% 6.10% 6.40% 7.10% 8.10% 8.30% 7.90% 7.28% 7.29% 6.80%
11.10% 10.00% 10.00% 10.10% 11.10% 11.40% 11.50% 11.70% 10.56% 10.27% 9.80%
8.50% 6.50% 5.70% 6.60% 6.20% 6.10% 5.20% 5.40% 5.43% 4.56% 4.30%
8.00% 7.60% 7.70% 7.70% 8.70% 7.40% 7.30% 7.10% 6.40% 6.69% 6.20%
4.70% 2.70% 3.10% 2.80% 2.50% 2.80% 3.00% 2.50% 2.79% 2.16% 2.00%

    Download the latest edition of Rich States, Poor States

    The 11th Edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index reveals a pro-growth trend across the nation for 2018. The 11th edition of Rich States, Poor States is characterized…
    Download Now