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Bank of Canada note liabilities (formerly K1)

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Year-end data typically published on the fourth Friday of February.

Annual series

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As at 31 December, Thousands of dollars20192020202120222023
Notes issued by
Bank of Canada
$ 1150,230149,637149,290148,994148,710
$ 2206,072205,126203,794203,251202,713
$ 51,469,6241,513,1051,682,7191,744,8941,802,040
$ 101,665,6361,727,0281,691,0231,728,1791,733,457
$ 2018,770,52720,916,48721,094,45521,038,39320,217,867
$ 254646464646
$ 5017,456,48520,783,96220,857,79621,344,44420,957,468
$ 10052,730,80161,013,87468,931,68572,991,32973,856,505
$ 5002020202020
$ 1,000632,019602,779530,861513,282498,369
Total Bank of Canada93,081,460106,912,064115,141,690119,712,833119,417,195
Chartered banks8,1208,1208,1208,1207,798
Dominion of Canada4,6354,6354,6354,6354,635
Defunct banks8888888888
Total Bank of Canada Note Liabilities93,094,328106,924,932115,154,558119,725,701119,429,740


Source: Bank of Canada

Total Bank of Canada note liabilities include notes issued by chartered banks, Dominion of Canada, provinces and defunct banks. These are note issues that are in the process of being retired, and liability for them has been taken over by the Bank of Canada from the original issuers.