Holders of the U.S. government debt as of December 2017

U.S government debt holders distribution 2017 The statistic presents the distribution of United States government debt holders as of December 2017. At the end of 2017, Depository institutions owned 3.1 percent of the total U.S. treasure securities. Depository institutions includes U.S. chartered depository institutions, foreign banking offices in the United States, banks in U.S. affiliated areas, credit unions, and bank holding companies.
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Share of debt holders
Federal Reserve and Government accounts39.68%
Foreign and international30.67%
Mutual funds8.8%
Other investors8.64%
State and local governments3.53%
Depository institutions3.1%
Private pension funds1.89%
Insurance companies1.81%
State and local government pension funds1.11%
U.S. savings bonds0.78%
Share of debt holders
Federal Reserve and Government accounts39.68%
Foreign and international30.67%
Mutual funds8.8%
Other investors8.64%
State and local governments3.53%
Depository institutions3.1%
Private pension funds1.89%
Insurance companies1.81%
State and local government pension funds1.11%
U.S. savings bonds0.78%
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The statistic presents the distribution of United States government debt holders as of December 2017. At the end of 2017, Depository institutions owned 3.1 percent of the total U.S. treasure securities. Depository institutions includes U.S. chartered depository institutions, foreign banking offices in the United States, banks in U.S. affiliated areas, credit unions, and bank holding companies.
The total debt accrued by the U.S. annually can be accessed here.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 31st, 2017

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