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GBP Currency Demographics
The primary country using the British Pound is United Kingdom. The British Pound is also used in Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey.
The currency code for the British Pound is "GBP". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 826. The currency symbol for the Pound is "£".
There are approximately 67,411,979 people around the world who use the British Pound. The British Pound is the #20 most used widely currency is the world.
67,411,979 user populationRanked #20 in the world
GBP Exchange Rates
1 British Pound equals:
† Rates last updated at 7 hours ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
GBP Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||GBP|
|ISO 4217 Number||826|
|Currency Nicknames||Pound Sterling, Sterling, Quid, Nicker|
|Minor Unit Name||penny|
|Minor Unit Symbol||p|
|Frequently Used banknotes||£5, £10, £20, £50|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||£100|
|Frequently Used Coins||£1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Central Bank||Bank of England|
|Central Bank Website||http://www.bankofengland.co.uk|
World Bank Statistics
|Estimated User Population||67,411,979 people|
|GBP Inflation Rate||2.52%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2023 GBP Currency Holidays
|New Year's Day||Monday, January 2, 2023 † (past)|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7, 2023|
|Easter||Monday, April 10, 2023|
|Bank Holiday||Monday, May 1, 2023|
|Bank Holiday||Monday, May 8, 2023|
|Bank Holiday||Monday, May 29, 2023|
|Bank Holiday||Monday, August 28, 2023|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25, 2023|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26, 2023|