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Net Interest-Bearing Federal Debt for United States (M1507CUSM027NNBR)


Dec 1968: 222.9 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 20, 2012
Dec 1968:  222.9  
Nov 1968:  221.2  
Oct 1968:  222.0  
Sep 1968:  219.3  
Aug 1968:  218.9  
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Billions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


End of Month


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, End of Month


Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1917-1939 (2)--Original Data, 1917-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1968 (4)--Original Data, 1939-1949. From October 1939-September 1943, The Published Figures Have Been Adjusted To Exclude U.S. Security Holdings In The Exchange Stabilization Fund. Fund. Beginning In October 1943, The Source Includes Such Holdings With Those Of All Other U.S. Government Agencies. Beginning In 1950 Coverage Is Slightly Different -- Data Thereafter Represent The Total Interest Bearing Debt Minus The Securities Held By U.S. Government Investment Accounts And Securities Held By The Federal Reserve. Unified Budget Concepts Were Adapted In January 1968. These Data Are On The Old Basis. For New Data See Bulletin Of February 1969, P. 71. Source: U.S. Treasury Department, Bulletin Of The Treasury Department

This NBER data series m15007c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.

NBER Indicator: m15007c

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Net Interest-Bearing Federal Debt for United States [M1507CUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M1507CUSM027NNBR, December 4, 2023.


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