Survey: 6 out of 10 Americans have heard about Bitcoin

Via John Biggs at TechCrunch.

Survey

A recent survey of 5000 people run by SurveyMonkey and the Global BLockchain Business Council shows an increasing awareness and popularity of Bitcoin.

Interesting findings:

  • 6 out of 10 Americans have heard about Bitcoin in general.
  • Only 5% of people actually own bitcoin, however 21% state they are “considering adding it to their portfolios”.
  • 69% of Americans surveyed are optimistic regarding the price of Bitcoin, and think it will continue to rise over the next 5 years; with only 13% believing in a fall.
  • 38% see a possible bubble “pop” in 2018.
  • Following percent have heard about alt coins – ETH 46%, LTC 41%, XRP 23%, Dogecoin 7%.

 

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