Online Database of Complementary Currency Systems Worldwide


Type of Currency System - Yearly Report

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Year the System was Started Local Exchange Systems Size of Membership Population of Area Served by System Estimated Yearly Operating Budget Yearly Volume of Trade

+ Fiat Currency System

1996 1 700 1,000,000 123,916 USD 191 USD
2001 2 900 8 -- --
2003 1 120 200,000 605 USD --
2007 2 3,300 2,500,000 -- 1,090,160 USD
2008 1 -- -- -- --
2012 3 2,000 2,020,000 210,912 USD 100,760 USD
2013 3 112 23,090,000 4,766 USD --
2014 1 1,000 -- 6,813,500 USD --

+ Voucher Currency System

1998 1 -- -- -- --
2001 2 4,050 15,000 -- --
2002 1 1,000 400,000 -- --
2003 1 183 80,000,000 -- --
2004 1 -- 80,000 -- --
2005 3 585 212,500 6,813 USD 7,761 USD
2006 2 300 25,000 120,000 USD --
2009 2 900 150,000 11,080 USD 166,200 USD
2016 1 120 40,000 -- --

+ Community Barter System

-- 1 -- -- -- --
1991 1 30 50,000 -- --
2003 1 20 300 -- --
2004 1 80 750,000 4,645 USD 13,936 USD
2005 1 47 -- -- --
2006 1 -- -- -- --
2011 1 -- 1,400,000 273 USD --
2013 1 205 477,914 -- 110,000 USD
2014 2 121 1,700 143,891 USD 143,630 USD

+ Marketplace Currency (ie. RGT)

1994 1 -- -- -- --
2001 1 60 450 1 USD 13 USD
2004 1 -- -- -- --
2005 1 4,000 -- -- --
2013 1 17,000 -- -- 629,567 USD

+ Community Cooperation System

2004 1 900 5,000,000 20,000 USD --
2013 1 -- -- -- --
2015 1 -- -- -- --

+ Traditional / Cultural System

-- 1 75,000 100,000 -- --

+ Mutual Credit System

1989 1 250 4,500 156 USD 39,065 USD
1992 1 100 8,000 -- --
1993 1 750 800,000 20,440 USD --
1995 2 405 500,000 -- 28,617 USD
1998 3 4,320 9,000,500 5,200 USD 53,878 USD
1999 1 22 44,000 613 USD 613 USD
2002 1 200 1,500,000 -- --
2003 1 45 -- -- --
2004 1 -- -- -- --
2005 1 22 100,000 -- --
2006 1 30 -- -- --
2007 1 20 320,000 -- --
2008 2 20 -- -- --
2010 1 100 2,000,000,000 953 USD 9,532 USD
2011 5 470 2,147,973,647 29,096 USD --
2012 3 180 7,025,000 64,068 USD 136 USD
2013 4 1,332 65,225,000 104,852 USD --
2014 1 10 250,000 429,950 USD --

+ Mutual Credit Hybrid

1996 1 50 20,000,000 -- --
2003 1 800 500,000 -- --
2007 1 -- -- -- --
2013 1 200 16,000 15,000 USD 320,000,000 USD

+ Consumer Commerce Circuit (C3)

2005 3 -- 21,045,000 -- --

+ Valuable Local Currency (VLC)

1996 1 4,500 10,000,000 2,725,400 USD 47,694,499 USD
2002 1 250 750 175 USD --
2004 1 -- 2,000,000 -- --
2010 1 12 1,000,000 2,500 USD 15,000 USD

+ Community Way

2001 1 1,300 13,000,000 -- --
2004 1 75 50,000 -- --
2006 1 -- -- -- --
2012 1 38 20,000 1,906 USD --

+ REGIO System

-- 1 -- 1,000,000 -- --
2004 1 250 115,000 -- --
2005 2 67 845,000 -- --
2006 3 140 685,000 -- --
2007 1 200 220 -- --
2010 1 -- -- -- --

+ Gogo System

2006 1 -- -- -- --

+ Time Bank System

1996 2 20,600 70,000 400,000 USD --
2005 2 1,955 504,000 163,000 USD --
2006 1 80 37,000 -- --
2007 1 35 20,000 2,500 USD --
2009 2 70 958,995 600 USD --
2010 1 800 45,760,051 -- --
2011 1 -- -- -- --
2012 2 7,075 2,147,983,647 -- --
2013 2 770 500,000 -- --

+ Local Exchange Trading System (LETS)

-- 1 150 600 -- --
1982 1 100 -- 953 USD --
1985 1 180 200,000 -- --
1987 2 415 78,000 860 USD --
1989 1 180 50,000 2,580 USD --
1990 1 70 -- 430 USD --
1992 1 60 10,000 -- --
1993 1 64 -- 20 USD --
1994 1 80 850,000 273 USD --
1995 2 195 1,080,000 242 USD --
1996 1 25,000 55,000,000 -- --
1997 1 400 10,000 605 USD --
1998 1 90 -- -- --
1999 1 600 1,500,000 42,687 USD 5 USD
2000 1 200 -- -- --
2001 2 75 470,000 1,363 USD 1,363 USD
2002 2 760 100,001 1,106 USD 2,430 USD
2003 2 -- -- -- --
2006 2 126 2,200,000 -- --
2008 1 40 1,420,000 -- --
2009 6 515 1,080,200 61,526 USD 100,000 USD
2010 8 368 1,563,000 573 USD 164 USD
2011 4 107 2,045,000 14 USD --
2012 1 40 32 -- --
2013 1 140 191,859 -- --

+ Time Dollar System

2002 1 1,600 80,000 -- --

+ HOURS System

1991 1 -- -- -- --
1996 1 125 250,000 8,000 USD 100,000 USD
2001 1 260 3,000,000 -- --
2002 1 90 -- -- --
2003 1 -- -- -- --
2004 2 120 5,500 2,860 USD --

+ Commercial Exchange System

1989 1 800 80,000,000 54,507,999 USD --
1993 1 70,000 -- -- --
1998 1 220 20,000,000 -- 4,088,100 USD
2002 1 700 38,000,000 -- 1,878,240 USD
2007 3 1,650 25,500 38,155,600 USD 38,155,600 USD
2008 2 530 4,600,000 -- --
2010 1 100 3,000,000 2,015 USD --
2012 1 -- 11 -- --
2013 1 300 5,893,935 -- --

+ LETSystem

-- 2 60 -- -- --
1990 3 300 1,040,000 12,579 USD 781 USD
1992 1 200 30,000 -- --
1994 2 2,040 6,450,000 409 USD --
1995 2 210 520,000 403 USD --
1996 1 105 60,000 344 USD --
2000 2 420 120,000 -- --
2004 1 50 -- -- --
2008 1 50 -- -- --
2009 4 2,058 1,260,000 1,363,130 USD --
2010 1 50 200,000 341 USD --
2012 2 1,072 11,000 191 USD 13,627 USD

+ Common Good Credit System

-- 1 -- 12,000 -- --

+ Transaction Software

-- 1 -- -- -- --
2005 1 100 3,000,000 -- --
2010 1 -- -- -- --

+ Credit Card Based Exchange System with Web access

2007 1 50,000 45,000,000 -- --

+ Greenhouse Gas Reduction / Carbon Credits

2008 1 20 -- -- --

+ Community Exchange System

-- 1 400 300,000 -- --
1990 1 30 -- -- --
1991 1 30 8,000 -- --
2003 4 32,182 2,156,983,647 -- 717,500 USD
2005 1 100 70,000 -- --
2006 1 -- -- -- --
2008 4 21 25,000 860 USD --
2009 2 1,528 73,000 191,444 USD --
2011 1 150 180,000 -- 27,254 USD
2012 6 2,697 41,655,000 1,533 USD --
2013 2 350 -- 50,000 USD 30,000 USD
2014 3 654 606,119 541 USD --
2016 1 -- -- -- --

+ Système d'échange local LETS/SEL

2006 1 130 100,000 -- --
2012 1 -- 6,000,000 -- --
2014 1 150 150,000 -- --

+ Regionale Komplementärwährung

1996 1 650 300,000 142,130 USD 296,251 USD

+ Jardin d'Echange Universel

1998 1 15,000 66,000,000 -- --
2005 1 -- -- -- --

+ Nuités = unités temps / nights = times units

1998 1 1,500 2,147,483,647 -- --

+ Merit Based Currency in Web Database

2008 1 61 304,000,000 2,500 USD --
2009 1 100 400,000 -- --

+ Crom Alternative Exchange System

2009 1 -- -- -- --

+ Individual-Emissionssystem

2009 1 -- 2,000,000,000 -- --

+ Robust Complementary Community Currency System

2006 1 500 -- -- --
2009 1 323 250,000,000 -- --
2011 1 1,000 800,000 -- --

+ Interest free resource based electronic

2009 1 35 2,147,483,647 -- --

+ Sistema de Trueke

2006 1 100 -- -- --
2007 3 340 -- -- --
2008 7 800 -- -- --
2009 1 70 -- -- --
2010 1 100 -- -- --

+ Ripple System

2006 1 2,500 2,147,483,647 -- --
2011 1 -- -- -- --

+ p2p cryptocurrency

-- 1 -- -- -- --
2009 1 50,000 1,000,000,000 72,000,000 USD --

+ Global financial currency

-- 1 -- 2,147,483,647 -- --
2007 1 25,000 2,147,483,647 127,900 USD 12,790,000 USD
2011 1 -- -- -- --
2016 1 1,000,000 1,000,000 13,627,000 USD 1,362,700 USD

+ Système d'échange commercial + temps

2004 1 5,000 5,000 272,540 USD 20,440 USD

+ Monnaie complémentaire virtuelle géolocalisée

2007 1 3,000 -- -- --

+ Block chain crypto-currency

-- 1 -- -- -- --
2006 1 2,150 1,175 -- 250,000 USD
2017 1 -- 36,000,000 199,505 USD --

+ Commodity Based System

2006 1 200 100,000 -- 100,000 USD
2007 1 -- -- -- --
2015 2 1 2,467,483,647 500 USD --

+ Monnaie Locale Complémentaire (MLC)

2011 1 -- -- 13,627 USD --
2012 1 200 110,000 -- --

+ American Open Currency Standard

1998 1 30,000 -- -- --

+ Resources necessary for community resilience...

2009 1 250 3,000,000 54,000 USD --

+ Shared Balances System

2010 1 30 50,000 -- --

+ Multilateral Reciprocal Commerce - Local Currency

2010 1 150,000 10,000,000 102,202 USD 681,350 USD

+ Payment system

2013 1 5,000 200,000,000 2,532,400 USD 38,959,999 USD

+ P2P Robust Complementary Community Currency System

2013 1 100 10,000,000 -- --

+ Cryptographic Currency

2014 1 -- -- -- --

+ Fiat money (Warrens)?

-- 1 1,500 1,500 -- --

+ ECO-COIN and LOYALTY hybrid

-- 1 35 50,000,000 -- --

+ Reconocimiento diario de mérito mutuo

2012 1 -- -- -- --

+ Cryptocurrency

2008 1 -- -- -- --

Overall Totals

-- / 2017 297 1,657,428 26,239,601,143 194,912,596 USD 469,679,365 USD

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