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Debt to the Penny

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04/01/1993 — 02/21/2024Released DailyLast Updated 02/22/2024
The Debt to the Penny dataset provides information about the total outstanding public debt and is reported each day. Debt to the Penny is made up of intragovernmental holdings and debt held by the public, including securities issued by the U.S. Treasury. Total public debt outstanding is composed of Treasury Bills, Notes, Bonds, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), Floating Rate Notes (FRNs), and Federal Financing Bank (FFB) securities, as well as Domestic Series, Foreign Series, State and Local Government Series (SLGS), U.S. Savings Securities, and Government Account Series (GAS) securities. Debt to the Penny is updated at the end of each business day with data from the previous business day.

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Field Name
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Debt to the Pennyrecord_dateRecord DateThe date that data was published.DATE1
Debt to the Pennydebt_held_public_amtDebt Held by the PublicAll federal debt held by individuals, corporations, state or local governments, Federal Reserve Banks, foreign governments, and other entities outside the United States Government less Federal Financing Bank (FFB) securities. Debt held by the public is composed of Treasury Bills, Notes, Bonds, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), Floating Rate Notes (FRNs), Domestic Series, Foreign Series, State and Local Government Series (SLGS), United States Savings Securities, and a portion of Government Account Series (GAS) securities.CURRENCY1
Debt to the Pennyintragov_hold_amtIntragovernmental HoldingsGovernment Account Series (GAS) securities held by Government trust funds, revolving funds, and special funds; and Federal Financing Bank (FFB) securities.CURRENCY1
Debt to the Pennytot_pub_debt_out_amtTotal Public Debt OutstandingTotal of intragovernmental holdings and debt held by the public.CURRENCY1
Debt to the Pennysrc_line_nbrSource Line NumberIndicates the row of the corresponding table where a data point can be found. This can assist in structuring the data in a similar format to the published report and in understanding potential hierarchies within the table.INTEGER1
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