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Indicators of public perception of banknotes (quarterly data) - (CM6)

Period: Jul-Sep 2008 - Apr-Jun 2019, Quarterly, Different Units or Measures, N-Homogeneous

Jul-Sep 2008 - Apr-Jun 2019

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Oct-Dec 2018 Jan-Mar 2019 Apr-Jun 2019
- Indicators of public perception of banknotes (quarterly data)
- I. Banknotes
- Index of perception about the quality of banknotes in circulation 1/
20-peso note
5.3 5.8 5.7
50-peso note
5.9 5.9 5.9
100-peso note
6.6 7.0 7.0
200-peso note
7.7 7.7 7.8
500-peso note
8.2 8.3 8.2
1000-peso note
8.4 8.2 8.0
General
7.3 7.4 7.4
Percent of people that remember or know 2 or more security features
73.3 75.6 79.3
Percent of people mentioning that they check their banknotes
65.8 68.2 68.3
- II. Change
Percent of people that when making a purchase, the commercial establishment did not have currency change
6.6 5.0 2.8
Percent of people that could not make a purchase due to lack of change
12.4 11.7 15.1
Source: Quarterly Survey of the Directorate General of Issuance. It is conducted on adults that live in cities/towns with more than 50,000 inhabitants.
Data of the last quarter might vary because the database is subject to revisions.
1 / The purpose of this index is to measure the perception on the quality of banknotes in circulation. The scale of the index is 0 to 10, where 0 means that the note is perceived as very damaged and 10 means that the note is perceived as new.