Friday, January 9, 2009

Newest National Debt Statistics posted January 2009

Happy broke New Year! Here is the first National Debt report for 2009 - the "Year of Insolvency."

The National Debt as of 31 December 2008 (as reported on www.TreasuryDirect.gov):

Public Debt
$6,369,318,869,476.54

Intragovernmental Holdings
$4,330,485,995,135.59

Total:
$10,699,804,864,612.13

Increase in Fiscal Year 2009 (Oct 1, 2008 - Dec. 31, 2008):
$675,079,967,699.64

Interest payments:
December 2008
$97,775,030,034.07

Fiscal Year 2009
$135,318,069,563.31

Gifts to reduce the public debt:
November 2008
$423,874.62

Fiscal Year 2009
$456,724.57

Happy New Year!

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