Bank of England: number of five pound notes destroyed in the UK 2003/2004 - 2017/2018

The number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation by the Bank of England in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003/2004 to 2017/2018 (in millions of notes)

by James Cherowbrier, last edited May 18, 2018
Bank of England: number of five pound notes destroyed in the UK 2003/2004 - 2017/2018 This statistic illustrates the total number of five British pound value banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed by the Bank of England in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003/2004 to 2017/2018. It can be seen that the number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation fluctuated during the period under observation, reaching a total of 238 million notes as of 2017/2018. The lowest number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed in one year was 97 million notes, in the period 2005/2006.
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The number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation by the Bank of England in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003/2004 to 2017/2018 (in millions of notes)

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Number of banknotes in millions
2003/04117
2004/05154
2005/0697
2006/07135
2007/08189
2008/09151
2009/10147
2010/11149
2011/12132
2012/13184
2013/14185
2014/15200
2015/16179
2016/17302
2017/18238
Number of banknotes in millions
2003/04117
2004/05154
2005/0697
2006/07135
2007/08189
2008/09151
2009/10147
2010/11149
2011/12132
2012/13184
2013/14185
2014/15200
2015/16179
2016/17302
2017/18238
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by James Cherowbrier, last edited May 18, 2018
This statistic illustrates the total number of five British pound value banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed by the Bank of England in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003/2004 to 2017/2018. It can be seen that the number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation fluctuated during the period under observation, reaching a total of 238 million notes as of 2017/2018. The lowest number of five British pound banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed in one year was 97 million notes, in the period 2005/2006.
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