Table 3.—U.S. Currency, 1973-1996

[Millions of dollars]

Net flows to foreigners Foreign holdings at yearend Currency in circulation at yearend/1/
1973 n.a. 30,500 61,929
1974 1,100 31,600 68,188
1975 1,500 33,100 74,138
1976 1,500 34,600 80,967
1977 1,900 36,500 89,043
1978 3,000 39,500 97,963
1979 3,000 42,500 106,882
1980 4,500 47,000 117,379
1981 3,200 50,200 124,641
1982 4,000 54,200 134,805
1983 5,400 59,600 148,604
1984 4,100 63,700 158,444
1985 5,200 68,900 170,187
1986 4,100 73,000 183,050
1987 5,400 78,400 199,272
1988 5,800 84,200 214,816
1989 5,900 90,100 225,333
1990 18,800 108,900 249,491
1991 15,400 124,300 269,916
1992 13,400 137,700 294,965
1993 18,900 156,600 324,848
1994 23,400 180,000 357,460
1995 12,300 192,300 376,187
1996 17,300 209,600 397,945

1. Measured as a component of U.S. money stock.

n.a. Not available