How much US paper money is printed per day?

It is estimated that an average of 26 million US currency notes are printed each day. About 95% of them are meant to be used as replacement notes. About 45% of US paper money printed each day is $1 (USD) bills, which tend to have more wear and tear due to high usage. The combined value of US paper money printed each day is estimated to be around $900 million, and each note costs on average around 6 cents to produce.

More about US currency:

If the US paper money produced each day were stacked, the stack would be about 2.9 km high.

About 9.7 tons (8,779 kg) of ink are used every day by the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing to produce paper money.

A $100 bill has the longest lifespan of all common US currency, at 7.5 years. The $1 bill has the shortest, 21 months.

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