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Indicators of public perception of banknotes (yearly average of quarterly data) - (CM7)

Period: 2008 - 2019, Annual, Different Units or Measures, N-Homogeneous

2008 - 2019

Annual

Different Units or Measures

N-Homogeneous

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2017 2018 2019
- Indicators of public perception of banknotes (yearly average of quarterly data)
- I. Banknotes
- Index of perception about the quality of banknotes in circulation 1/
20-peso note
5.5 5.4 6.0
50-peso note
6.1 6.0 6.1
100-peso note
7.1 6.8 7.0
200-peso note
8.0 7.8 7.9
500-peso note
8.5 8.4 8.2
1000-peso note
8.4 8.5 8.2
General
7.5 7.5 7.5
Percent of people that remember or know 2 or more security features
69.5 70.2 78.7
Percent of people mentioning that they check their banknotes
66.4 66.0 67.4
Percentage of people who review the authenticity of their banknotes 2/
N/E N/E 51.3
- II. Change
Percent of people that when making a purchase, the commercial establishment did not have currency change
4.8 5.2 4.2
Percentage of people who did not receive their complete change in the last purchase 3/
N/E N/E 5.5
Percent of people that could not make a purchase due to lack of change
10.8 12.5 14.6
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 2008 corresponds to the third and fourth quarters.
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.
The annual averages are obtained from the quarterly values published on Statistics >Economic Information System (SIE) >Banknotes and coins >Indicators of public perception of banknotes >Quarterly survey.
2/ From the fourth quarter of 2019, the index "Percentage of people who review the authenticity of their banknotes" replaces "Percentage of people mentioning that they check their banknotes", which will not longer be updated.
3/ From the fourth quarter of 2019, the index "Percentage of people who did not receive their complete change in the last purchase" replaces "Percentage of people that when making a purchase, the commercial establishment did not have currency change", which will not longer be updated.