Who knows and who uses cryptocurrency? Representative results

The Blockchain Research Lab looks to further the general understanding of the blockchain technology and therefore initiated a project to evaluate knowledge and use of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

By conducting representative surveys, the aim of the project is to gain an understanding of the relevance of cryptocurrencies for society.

The State of Cryptocurrency Adoption: Germany Q1 2019

A survey among 3,864 respondents that is representative of the adult Internet population in Germany allows deep and reliable insights into the adoption and usage of cryptocurrencies.

  • 87% of the population know about cryptocurrencies.
  • 18% of all adult Internet users in Germany either currently own cryptocurrencies (9.2%) or have owned some in the past (9.1%), with Bitcoin being most well-known (83%), followed by Bitcoin Cash (27%) and Ethereum (23%).

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