Below are the Volume and Value information for each clearing for the most recent year:

 

Cheque Clearing Volumes & Values 2017

Inter-bank items 2016 2017 % change

Volume (000's) 

344,621

292,961 -15%

Value (£ millions)

400,158 356,438 -11%

 

Average daily volume (000's) 

1,362  1,163 -15%

Peak daily volume (000's)

2,115 1,873 -11%

Average daily value (£mns) 

1,582 1,414 -11%

 

Average value per item (£)

1,161 1,217 5%
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* Due to rounding, the sum of separate items may differ from the totals shown.

These figures represent items exchanged between C&CCC member banks and building societies within Great Britain only. These are known as inter-bank items.

 

Credit Clearing Volumes & Values 2017

Inter-bank items 2016 2017 % change

Volume (000's) 

21,857 17,261 -21%

Value (£ millions)

15,022 11,733 -22%

Average daily volume (000's) 

86 68 -21%

Peak daily volume (000's)

172 135 -22%

Average daily value (£mns) 

59 47 -22%

Average value per item (£)

687 680 -1%
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These figures represent items exchanged between C&CCC member banks and building societies within Great Britain only. These are known as inter-bank items.

 

Euro Debit Clearing Volumes & Values 2017

Inter-bank items 2016 2017 % change

Volume

80,119 54,822 -32%

Value (€ millions)

1,561 1,297 -17%

Average daily volume

317 218 -31%

Peak daily volume

774 695 -10%

Average daily value (€mns) 

6.2 5.1 -17%

Average value per item (€)

19,486 23,666 21%
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These figures represent items exchanged between C&CCC member banks and building societies within Great Britain only.

 

Currency Clearing Volumes & Values to 7th July 2017*

Inter-bank items 2016 2017 (To 07/07) % change

Volume 

13,934 5,960 -57%

Value (£ millions)

374 220 -41%

Average daily volume

55 46 -17%

Peak daily volume

244 769 215%

Average daily value (£mns) 

1.5 1.7 15%

Average value per item (3)

26,868 36,983 38%
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These figures represent items exchanged between C&CCC member banks and building societies within Great Britain only. These are known as inter-bank items.

*The currency clearing, which processed cheques drawn in US Dollars drawn on UK banks, ceased operation on 7th July 2017. These cheques are now processed by means of direct exchange and settlement between the relevant banks.