Statistics on banknotes and coins

Banknotes and coins in circulation

Figure: Banknotes and coins in circulation

The chart shows the total amount of banknotes and coins, including invalid notes, as of 28 February 2021. Excluding commemorative coins. The figures have been rounded off. Calculated series for coins between January 2001 and April 2011. Click on the different explanations below the chart to hide them or show a series and use the slider to show the time interval. Download the data from the chart by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the chart. Source: The Riksbank.

Banknotes in circulation

Figure: Banknotes in circulation

The chart shows banknotes in circulation, including invalid notes, as of 28 February 2021 (value per denomination). The figures have been rounded off. Some quality constraints between September and November 2001. For longer time series, see the link below. Click on the different explanations below the chart to hide them or show a series and use the slider to show the time interval. Download the data from the chart by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the chart. Source: The Riksbank.
For longer time series, see Statistics on banknotes in circulation 1945-2020

Coins in circulation

Figure: Coins in circulation

The chart shows coins in circulation as of 28 February 2021 (value per denomination). The figures have been rounded off. Click on the different explanations below the chart to hide them or show a series and use the slider to show the time interval. Download the data from the chart by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the chart. Source: The Riksbank.

Redemption of invalid banknotes

Figure: Redemption of invalid banknotes

The figure shows the total number of applications received and the number of rejections. For more detailed information on the redemption of banknotes, see the link below. Click on the different explanations below the chart to hide them or show a series and use the slider to show the time interval. Download the data from the chart by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the chart. Source: The Riksbank.
Detailed data redemption

Counterfeit banknotes

Figure: Counterfeit banknotes

The figure shows the number of counterfeit banknotes discovered each year. The counterfeiting of Swedish banknotes is normally quite rare, although the number of fake banknotes has increased in 2019 and 2020.  Most counterfeit banknotes discovered are 500-krona banknotes. The figure for 2020 is preliminary and may be adjusted slightly. Download the data by clicking on the arrow to the right above the figure. Source: The Riksbank.

Number of banknotes and coins in circulation

Annual average, millions

Figure: Number of banknotes and coins in circulation

The figures are based on the last day of each month. The information on the number of banknotes and coins in circulation is rounded off. The information on the number of coins in circulation does not include commemorative coins. Click on the different explanations below the chart to hide them or show a series. Download the data from the chart by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the chart. Source: The Riksbank.

Number of coins minted with respective years
Year 50 öre 1 krona 2 krona 5 krona 10 krona
2000 33 060 252 107 191 187 - 3 851 326 8 520 983
2001 30 120 532 23 905 454 - 6 001 481 4 171 757
2002 32 019 578 62 436 783 - 13 054 800 12 025 624
2003 32 074 768 54 178 242 - 11 063 204 13 824 632
2004 25 958 649 42 060 252 - 6 732 730 9 045 581
2005 25 024 203 21 469 169 - 4 372 783 13 205 261
2006 30 000 000 - - - 4 531 150
2007 50 000 000 30 751 250 - 628 000 15 200 000
2008 35 000 000 60 510 000 - 12 000 000 12 000 000
2009 20 000 000 40 020 000 - 10 000 000 3 400 000
2010 - - - - -
2011 - - - - -
2012 - 20 000 000 - - -
2013 - 5 000 000 - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -
2019 - - 40 000 000 - -

The table above shows how many coins have been minted with the respective years. Demand governs how many of these coins are in circulation. There were coins minted in 2016 in denominations of 1, 2 and 5 krona. The number of coins minted in 2016 was significantly more than previously as the Riksbank introduced a new coin series. The exact amount of coins cannot be reported for security reasons.

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Updated 01/03/2021