The U.S. Debt to the Penny

 

 

Date                               Amount

30/March/2011        $14,210,139,988,236.73

 

SOURCE:  BUREAU OF THE PUBLIC DEBT http://www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/BPDLogin?application=np

 


 

Who Holds the U.S. Debt

( Debt Held by the Public vs. Intragovernmental Holdings )

Current

Debt Held by
the Public

Intragovernmental
Holdings

Total

31/12/2011

9,590,804,946,759.17

4,619,335,041,477.56

14,210,139,988,236.73

 

 


Interest Expense on Debt Outstanding
FISCAL Year 2009

FISCAL Year Total

$148,761,285,212.28

 

 

 


Lowest Historical Debt

 

January 01, 1835

President Andrew Jackson

Date

Amount

01/01/1835

33,733.05

 


 

The estimated population of the U.S. = 311,081,482  - 31/March/2011


Each citizen's share of this debt =
$45,810.43

 

The National Debt increases an average of $4.07 billion per day

 

 http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/


HOW the DEBT is CREATED

 

GOV. gave itís power to creat money to the FEDs. The FEDs creat the money then loan it to the U.S. to be paid back w/interest. GOV. levies taxes to pay the interest on the debt.

http://www.uwsa.com/uwsa-usdebt.html  = live debt counter

http://clipmarks.com/clipmark/13A3445E-ACFD-446B-950F-20A9091327B1/

 

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