v3.19.3.a.u2
Cover Page - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Feb. 07, 2020
Jun. 28, 2019
Cover page.      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-35538    
Entity Registrant Name Carlyle Group Inc.    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Central Index Key 0001527166    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 45-2832612    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW    
Entity Address, City or Town Washington    
Entity Address, State or Province DC    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 20004-2505    
City Area Code 202    
Local Phone Number 729-5626    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock    
Trading Symbol CG    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   348,229,168  
Entity Public Float     $ 2,427,751,893