Enter the total debt ($) and the total population into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Debt Per Capita.

## Debt Per Capita Formula

DPC = D / P

Variables:

- DPC is the Debt Per Capita ($/person)
- D is the total debt ($)
- P is the total population

To calculate Debt Per Capita, divide the national debt by the total population.

## How to Calculate Debt Per Capita?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Debt Per Capita.

- First, determine the total debt ($).
- Next, determine the total population.
- Next, gather the formula from above = DPC = D / P.
- Finally, calculate the Debt Per Capita.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total debt ($) = 300000

total population = 100000