Bank of Canada note liabilities (formerly K1)

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

Annual Series

As at 31 December, Thousands of dollars20152016201720182019
Notes issued by
Bank of Canada
$ 1152,307151,953151,614151,026150,230
$ 2209,790209,123208,464207,257206,072
$ 51,232,4821,265,0671,346,8731,428,6491,469,624
$ 101,315,4481,358,6841,503,3581,632,8281,665,636
$ 2018,729,32519,459,01219,946,37119,570,18718,770,527
$ 254646464646
$ 5012,017,82413,076,09514,845,52916,405,57317,456,485
$ 10041,032,17044,178,17447,099,14950,111,64552,730,801
$ 5002020202020
$ 1,000794,627767,559741,638673,027632,019
Total Bank of Canada75,484,04080,465,73385,843,06290,180,25793,081,460
Chartered banks8,1208,1208,1208,1208,120
Dominion of Canada4,6354,6354,6354,6354,635
Defunct banks8888888888
Total Bank of Canada Note Liabilities75,496,90880,478,60185,855,93090,193,12593,094,328


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.