The Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It

( Debt Held by the Public vs. Intragovernmental Holdings )

Current Debt Held by the Public Intragovernmental Holdings Total Public Debt Outstanding

See information on the Debt Subject to the Limit.

Daily History Search Application

To find the total public debt outstanding on a specific day or days, simply select a single date or date range and click on the 'Find History' button.

The data on total public debt outstanding is available daily from 01/04/1993 through 02/12/2013. The debt held by the public versus intragovernmental holdings data is available:

  • Yearly (on a fiscal basis) from 09/30/1997 through 02/12/2013.
  • Monthly from 09/30/01 through 03/31/05
  • Daily from 03/31/05 through 02/12/2013

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