Bank of England: destroyed banknotes in the United Kingdom (UK) 2003/2004-2017/2018

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

Bank of England: destroyed banknotes in the United Kingdom (UK) 2003/2004-2017/2018 This statistic illustrates the total number of British banknotes of all denominations 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 British banknotes removed from circulation fluctuated during the period under observation, reaching a total of 1.2 billion notes as of 2017/2018. The lowest number of British banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed in one year was more than 570 million notes, in the period 2004/2005.
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Total number of 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
2017/181,201
2016/17886
2015/16891
2014/15662
2013/14694
2012/13845
2011/12666
2010/111,113
2009/10882
2008/09830
2007/081,034
2006/07723
2005/06648
2004/05573
2003/04680
Number of banknotes in millions
2017/181,201
2016/17886
2015/16891
2014/15662
2013/14694
2012/13845
2011/12666
2010/111,113
2009/10882
2008/09830
2007/081,034
2006/07723
2005/06648
2004/05573
2003/04680
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This statistic illustrates the total number of British banknotes of all denominations 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 British banknotes removed from circulation fluctuated during the period under observation, reaching a total of 1.2 billion notes as of 2017/2018. The lowest number of British banknotes removed from circulation and destroyed in one year was more than 570 million notes, in the period 2004/2005.
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