Bitcoin price index from June 2016 to June 2018 (in U.S. dollars)

Price of Bitcoin monthly 2016-2018 The graph presents the evolution of bitcoin price index from June 2016 to June 2018. The bitcoin price index is an average of bitcoin prices across leading global exchanges. The bitcoin index value for the end of June 2018 amounted to 6,387.31 U.S. dollars. More information on bitcoin and other crypto-currencies can be found in our Statista Report 2017.
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Since the Bitcoin creation in 2009, the price of this virtual currency remained quite stable until January 2013, reaching a maximum value of approximately 20 U.S. dollars. Afterwards a monthly price growth was observed until October 2013 when the price reached 198 U.S. dollars. This nearly tenfold increase in Bitcoin value proved to be insignificant in comparison to the price rally in November 2013, when the threshold of 1,100 U.S. dollars per coin was broken. After a period of downtrend which followed, Bitcoin price reached 1,349.19 U.S. dollars in April 2017.

The number of Bitcoins in circulation has grown month on month and reached just under 17 million in March 2018. The global value of Bitcoin amounted to approximately 10.1 trillion U.S. dollars as of January 2014 and was much higher than the value of other internet currencies such as Ripple, Litecoin or Peercoin.

As of April 2018, there were 2,668 Bitcoin ATMs worldwide. In the same time period, the countries with highest number of Bitcoin ATMs were United States (1,595), Canada (420), Austria (136), United Kingdom (116) and Spain (40).

There are still many concerns about using Bitcoin for online transactions and the security of this virtual currency is seen as one of the most important factors influencing the decision about the Bitcoin purchase.
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Bitcoin price index in U.S. dollars
Jun 16672.48
Jul 16625.88
Aug 16572.33
Sep 16608.44
Oct 16697.37
Nov 16742.01
Dec 16968.23
Jan 17967.67
Feb 171,190.89
Mar 171,079.75
Apr 171,349.19
May 172,328.91
Jun 172,504.28
Jul 172,873.83
Aug 174,764.87
Sep 174,349.29
Oct 174,353.05
Nov 179,916.54
Dec 1713,860.14
Jan 1810,166.51
Feb 1810,309.64
Mar 186,926.02
Apr 189,244.32
May 187,487.19
Jun 186,387.31
Bitcoin price index in U.S. dollars
Jun 16672.48
Jul 16625.88
Aug 16572.33
Sep 16608.44
Oct 16697.37
Nov 16742.01
Dec 16968.23
Jan 17967.67
Feb 171,190.89
Mar 171,079.75
Apr 171,349.19
May 172,328.91
Jun 172,504.28
Jul 172,873.83
Aug 174,764.87
Sep 174,349.29
Oct 174,353.05
Nov 179,916.54
Dec 1713,860.14
Jan 1810,166.51
Feb 1810,309.64
Mar 186,926.02
Apr 189,244.32
May 187,487.19
Jun 186,387.31
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The graph presents the evolution of bitcoin price index from June 2016 to June 2018. The bitcoin price index is an average of bitcoin prices across leading global exchanges. The bitcoin index value for the end of June 2018 amounted to 6,387.31 U.S. dollars. More information on bitcoin and other crypto-currencies can be found in our Statista Report 2017.
Bitcoin – additional information

Since the Bitcoin creation in 2009, the price of this virtual currency remained quite stable until January 2013, reaching a maximum value of approximately 20 U.S. dollars. Afterwards a monthly price growth was observed until October 2013 when the price reached 198 U.S. dollars. This nearly tenfold increase in Bitcoin value proved to be insignificant in comparison to the price rally in November 2013, when the threshold of 1,100 U.S. dollars per coin was broken. After a period of downtrend which followed, Bitcoin price reached 1,349.19 U.S. dollars in April 2017.

The number of Bitcoins in circulation has grown month on month and reached just under 17 million in March 2018. The global value of Bitcoin amounted to approximately 10.1 trillion U.S. dollars as of January 2014 and was much higher than the value of other internet currencies such as Ripple, Litecoin or Peercoin.

As of April 2018, there were 2,668 Bitcoin ATMs worldwide. In the same time period, the countries with highest number of Bitcoin ATMs were United States (1,595), Canada (420), Austria (136), United Kingdom (116) and Spain (40).

There are still many concerns about using Bitcoin for online transactions and the security of this virtual currency is seen as one of the most important factors influencing the decision about the Bitcoin purchase.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
June 2016 to June 2018
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Bitcoin price index represents an average of bitcoin prices across leading global exchanges that meet criteria specified by the source.
End of month closing prices.

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