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Federal Debt Held by Federal Reserve Banks (FDHBFRBN)


Q2 2023: 5,522.478 (+ more)   Updated: Sep 1, 2023
Q2 2023:  5,522.478  
Q1 2023:  5,713.249  
Q4 2022:  5,944.675  
Q3 2022:  6,097.085  
Q2 2022:  6,216.801  
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Billions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


End of Period


Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury. Fiscal Service  

Release: Treasury Bulletin  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly, End of Period


The data is presented by the source as Public debt securities: Public issues held by Federal Reserve banks on TABLE OFS-1—Distribution of Federal Securities by Class of Investors and Type of Issues.

Public issues held by the Federal Reserve banks have been revised to include Ginnie Mae and exclude the following Government-Sponsored Enterprises: Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Department of the Treasury. Fiscal Service, Federal Debt Held by Federal Reserve Banks [FDHBFRBN], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FDHBFRBN, September 29, 2023.


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