Counterfeit euro banknotes out of circulation in Europe and the world 2014-2018

Counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation globally from the 2nd half of 2014 to the 1st half of 2018, by location of counterfeit

Counterfeit euro banknotes out of circulation in Europe and the world 2014-2018 This statistic illustrates the main areas in which counterfeit euro banknotes were found and subsequently withdrawn from circulation from the second half of 2014 to the first half of 2018. It can be seen that the majority of counterfeit euro notes were found in Eurozone countries up until the first half of 2018, ranging between 98 and 93.6 percent. As of the first half of 2018, this had fallen to 88.8 percent of counterfeit euro notes were withdrawn from circulation in euro area countries, with a further 10.3 percent being found in other EU member states outside the euro area.
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Counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation globally from the 2nd half of 2014 to the 1st half of 2018, by location of counterfeit

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Euro areaEU member states outside of euro areaRest of the world
H1 201888.8%10.3%0.9%
H2 201797.8%1.7%0.5%
H1 201796.7%2.3%1%
H2 201693.6%5.4%1%
H1 201697.6%1.7%0.7%
H2 201598%1.3%0.7%
H1 201597.9%1.6%0.5%
H2 201497.5%2%0.5%
Euro areaEU member states outside of euro areaRest of the world
H1 201888.8%10.3%0.9%
H2 201797.8%1.7%0.5%
H1 201796.7%2.3%1%
H2 201693.6%5.4%1%
H1 201697.6%1.7%0.7%
H2 201598%1.3%0.7%
H1 201597.9%1.6%0.5%
H2 201497.5%2%0.5%
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This statistic illustrates the main areas in which counterfeit euro banknotes were found and subsequently withdrawn from circulation from the second half of 2014 to the first half of 2018. It can be seen that the majority of counterfeit euro notes were found in Eurozone countries up until the first half of 2018, ranging between 98 and 93.6 percent. As of the first half of 2018, this had fallen to 88.8 percent of counterfeit euro notes were withdrawn from circulation in euro area countries, with a further 10.3 percent being found in other EU member states outside the euro area.
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