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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Annual Production Figures 

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Figures shown represent number of notes printed.

Production Facts

  • During Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing delivered approximately 26 million notes a day with a face value of approximately $1.3 billion.

 

  • During Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing delivered approximately 6.6 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 9.6 tons of ink per day were used during FY 2013.