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Motivations for buying bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies in France 2018

This graph illustrates the reasons for buying Bitcoins or other virtual currencies according to French people in 2018. At that time, the first reason given by respondents to buy bitcoin and other virtual currencies was their profitability, with 33 percent. An other 19 percent stated that the lack of government regulation was the reason why they would buy this type of currencies.

Reasons to buy bitcoins or other virtual currencies according to French people in 2018

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Release date

January 2018



Survey time period

January 10-11, 2018

Number of respondents

1,004 * respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

French people who have already heard of virtual currencies and are willing to buy them in the future

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The number of people surveyed does not correspond to the total sample.
The question was phrased by the source as follows: "To those who have already heard of bitcion and other virtual currencies and who would be willing to buy them: Why would you buy them?"

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