A Modern-Day Gold Rush: 30 Eye-Opening Cryptocurrency Statistics for 2022

Here are the top 10 statistics on the cryptocurrency market size and adoption:

  • As of December 29, 2021, the global crypto market capitalization is $2.21 trillion
  • The average crypto daily trading volume is $120 billion
  • Bitcoin dominates over 40% of the cryptocurrency market
  • 43% of Americans ages between 18 and 29 have traded or used a cryptocurrency
  • Over 32% of small businesses in the US say they accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment
  • After the pandemic hit in March 2020, the price of Bitcoin went from $6,000 to $60,000 within 12 months
  • In 2020, there were over 8,000 cryptocurrency scams in the US
  • The cryptocurrency market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of nearly 13% until 2030
  • Approximately 27% of Americans support the adoption of Bitcoin as a legal tender
  • Bitcoin alone produces about 22.5 million metric tons of CO2 emissions each year