Currency in Circulation: Volume

(in billions of notes, as of December 31 of each year)

 

Year $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100 $500 to
$10,000
Total
2016 11.7 1.2 2.8 1.9 8.9 1.7 11.5 0.0004 39.8
2015 11.4 1.1 2.7 1.9 8.6 1.6 10.8 0.0005 38.1
2014 11.0 1.1 2.6 1.9 8.1 1.5 10.1 0.0005 36.4
2013 10.6 1.0 2.5 1.8 7.7 1.5 9.2 0.0005 34.5
2012 10.3 1.0 2.4 1.8 7.4 1.5 8.6 0.0005 33.0
2011 10.0 0.9 2.4 1.7 7.1 1.4 7.8 0.0005 31.3
2010 9.7 0.9 2.3 1.7 6.5 1.3 7.0 0.0005 29.5
2009 9.6 0.9 2.2 1.6 6.4 1.3 6.6 0.0005 28.5
2008 9.5 0.8 2.2 1.6 6.3 1.3 6.3 0.0005 27.9
2007 9.3 0.8 2.2 1.6 6.1 1.3 5.7 0.0005 26.9
2006 9.0 0.8 2.1 1.6 6.0 1.3 5.6 0.0005 26.4
2005 8.8 0.7 2.1 1.6 5.8 1.2 5.4 0.0005 25.6
2004 8.3 0.7 2.0 1.5 5.4 1.2 5.2 0.0005 24.2
2003 8.2 0.7 1.9 1.5 5.4 1.2 4.9 0.0005 23.8
2002 8.0 0.7 1.9 1.5 5.2 1.2 4.6 0.0005 22.9
2001 7.8 0.6 1.8 1.5 5.0 1.1 4.2 0.0005 22.1
2000 7.7 0.6 1.8 1.5 4.9 1.1 3.8 0.0005 21.3
1999 7.5 0.6 1.8 1.6 5.8 1.3 3.9 0.0005 22.5
1998 7.0 0.6 1.6 1.4 4.5 1.0 3.2 0.0005 19.3
1997 6.7 0.6 1.6 1.4 4.4 1.0 2.9 0.0005 18.6
1996 6.6 0.5 1.6 1.4 4.4 1.0 2.6 0.0005 18.0

Includes Federal Reserve notes, U.S. notes, and currency no longer issued.

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Last Update: February 03, 2017