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Guyanese Dollar (GYD)

The Guyanese Dollar is the primary currency of Guyana. This currency is used by an estimated 779,004 people. Based on our estimate, Guyanese Dollar is the #129 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Guyanese Dollar is "GYD". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 328. The currency symbol for the Dollar is "$".

Guyanese Dollar conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

GYD Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Guyanese Dollar is Guyana.

There are approximately 779,004 people around the world who use the Guyanese Dollar. The Guyanese Dollar is the #129 most used widely currency is the world.

779,004 user population
Ranked #129 in the world

GYD Exchange Rates

1 Guyanese Dollar equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: $130.014


Inverse: $227.037
British Pound


Inverse: $258.66
Indian Rupee


Inverse: $2.73
Japanese Yen


Inverse: $1.92
US Dollar


Inverse: $208.97

† Rates last updated at 24 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

GYD Currency Facts

GYD Details

ISO 4217 CodeGYD
ISO 4217 Number328
Unit NameDollar
Currency NicknamesN.a.

GYD Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes$20, $100, $500, $1000, $50, $5000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins$1, $5, $10
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

GYD Issuance

Central BankBank of Guyana
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population779,004 people
Population Rank#129
GYD Inflation Rate1.28%
Inflation Rank#90

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 GYD Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Guyana. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Guyanese Dollar may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Republic Anniversary February 24, 2020 Closed
Phagwah March 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Arrival Day May 5, 2020 Closed
Independence Day May 26, 2020 Closed
Caribbean Day July 6, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul-Azha July 31, 2020 Closed
Freedom Day August 1, 2020 Closed
Prophet's Birthday October 29, 2020 Closed
Deepavali November 16, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed