The U.S. government’s 2022 fiscal year ended on September 30, 2022. At that time, the nation’s total public debt outstanding totaled $30.93 trillion. That’s the equivalent of $238,051 of debt for each American household, or $93,192 for each individual American.
Who does the U.S. government owe all that money to?
The answer is illustrated in the chart below:
Political Calculations provides some analysis:
The Overall Picture
The U.S. Federal Reserve is once again Uncle Sam’s single largest creditor, accounting for 18.3% of the entire U.S. government’s national debt. The Fed’s share of the total public debt outstanding has decreased from 19.1% a year ago, mainly