For the Cash Handling Industry

The Reserve Bank of Australia supports the cash handling industry (including banknote equipment manufacturers, financial institutions and other high volume cash handlers, such as retailers and hospitality venues) to ensure their machines, staff and customers can confidently accept and verify Australian banknotes.

New banknotes in circulation


141 m 68 %


87 m 63 %


63 m 33 %


409 m 41 %


29 m 7 %

Data show net volumes as at end of October 2021 and is updated monthly. Percentages show new banknotes as a proportion of the total number (net million pieces) of banknotes of that denomination in circulation. Further details about banknote circulation are available on the RBA website, in particular the A6 table.


Reserve Bank of Australia

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