household debt

Household Debt Reaches $16.51 trillion in Q3 2022

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data today (November 15, 2022) issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit . The Report shows an increase in total household debt in the third quarter of 2022, increasing by $351 billion (2.2%) to $16.51 trillion. Balances now stand $2.36 trillion higher than at the end of 2019, before the pandemic recession. The report is based on data from the New York Fed’s nationally representative Consumer Credit Panel.