Currency Production Numbers

Below you will find annual production numbers (1980-2013) for United States Currency as distributed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP). For Fiscal Year 2014:

  • The Bureau of Engraving and Printing delivered approximately 24.8 million notes a day with a face value of approximately $560 million
  • the Bureau of Engraving and Printing delivered approximately 6.2 billion notes at an average cost of 10 cents per note
  • Over 90 percent of the notes that the BEP delivers each year are used to replace notes already in, or taken out of circulation
  • Between the Fort Worth, Texas and the Washington, DC facilities, approximately 8.9 tons of ink per day were used

The figures shown represent the number of notes printed, not the value of the printed notes.

Year $1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100
1980
1,939,840,000 427,520,000 495,360,000 634,880,000 56,960,000 100,480,000
1981
1,954,560,000 519,680,000 536,320,000 812,800,000 67,200,000 118,400,000
1982
2,040,320,000 614,400,000 540,160,000 683,520,000 94,720,000 108,800,000
1983
2,229,760,000 583,680,000 592,640,000 994,560,000 115,200,000 85,760,000
1984
2,771,200,000 716,800,000 812,800,000 1,292,800,000 128,000,000 137,600,000
1985
2,851,200,000 777,600,000 784,000,000 1,449,600,000 137,600,000 160,000,000
1986
3,123,200,000 844,800,000 678,000,000 1,475,200,000 182,400,000 176,000,000
1987
3,232,000,000 780,800,000 697,600,000 1,472,000,000 195,200,000 217,600,000
1988
2,960,000,000 745,600,000 652,800,000 1,350,400,000 144,400,000 160,000,000
1989
2,860,800,000 835,200,000 771,200,000 1,526,400,000 134,400,000 201,600,000
1990
3,148,800,000 912,000,000 771,200,000 1,801,600,000 128,000,000 240,000,000
1991
3,212,800,000 979,200,000 812,800,000 1,926,400,000 128,000,000 956,800,000
1992
4,089,600,000 787,200,000 1,036,800,000 1,760,000,000 556,800,000 217,600,000
1993
3,513,600,000 1,126,400,000 640,800,000 2,169,600,000 259,200,000 323,200,000
1994
4,563,200,000 1,004,800,000 793,600,000 2,252,800,000 115,200,000 604,800,000
1995
4,428,800,000 992,000,000 672,000,000 2,476,800,000 147,200,000 595,200,000
1996
4,166,400,000 51,200,000 1,158,400,000 1,011,200,000 1,363,200,000 441,600,000 1,251,200,000
1997
4,646,400,000 102,400,000 896,000,000 998,400,000 1,881,600,000 406,400,000 649,600,000
1998
3,814,400,000 857,600,000 761,600,000 2,278,400,000 723,200,000 764,800,000
1999
3,539,200,000 832,000,000 614,400,000 4,134,400,000 694,400,000 1,542,400,000
2000
5,190,400,000 640,000,000 492,800,000 2,707,200,000
2001
5,145,600,000 979,200,000 652,800,000 1,017,600,000 201,600,000
2002
2,880,000,000 1,350,400,000 1,100,800,000 1,068,800,000 604,800,000
2003
3,699,200,000 550,400,000 249,600,000 2,700,800,000 102,400,000 854,400,000
2004
4,147,200,000 121,600,000 627,200,000 403,200,000 2,707,200,000 211,200,000 515,200,000
2005
3,475,200,000 576,000,000 512,000,000 3,059,200,000 345,600,000 668,800,000
2006
4,512,000,000 230,400,000 800,000,000 851,200,000 889,600,000 950,400,000
2007
4,147,200,000 1,401,600,000 83,200,000 1,971,200,000 428,800,000 1,088,000,000
2008
3,577,600,000 1,203,200,000 1,094,400,000 633,600,000 1,209,600,000
2009
2,636,800,000 384,000,000 345,600,000 716,800,000 371,200,000 1,785,600,000
2010
1,856,000,000 352,000,000 2,265,600,000 1,907,200,000
2011
2,918,400,000 486,400,000 499,200,000 902,400,000 179,200,000 723,200,000
2012
2,022,400,000 134,400,000 729,600,000 652,800,000 1,568,000,000 246,400,000 3,027,200.000
2013
1,792,000,000 480,000,000 313,600,000 518,400,000 246,400,000 4,428,800,000

Figures courtesy Bureau of Engraving and Printing.