Price of Bitcoin monthly 2012-2020

The bitcoin index value for the end of January 2020 amounted to 9,388.88 U.S. dollars. The bitcoin price index is an average of bitcoin prices across leading global exchanges. More information on bitcoin and other crypto-currencies can be found in our Statista Report 2019.

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 amounted to over 17 million in January 2019. The global value of Bitcoin amounted to approximately 66 billion U.S. dollars at the end of 2018 and was much higher than the value of other internet currencies.

As of September 2019, there were 5,457 Bitcoin ATMs worldwide. In August of that year, the countries with highest number of Bitcoin ATMs were the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Austria, and Spain.

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.

Bitcoin price index from July 2012 to January 2020

Bitcoin price index in U.S. dollars
Jan 209,388.88
Dec 197,179.96
Nov 197,551.24
Oct 199,225
Sep 198,085.71
Aug 199,487.96
Jul 199,506.7
Jun 1910,908.18
May 198,287.04
Apr 195,151.43
Mar 194,081.22
Feb 193,799.68
Jan 193,441.03
Dec 183,689.56
Nov 184,241.74
Oct 186,320.45
Sep 186,604.97
Aug 187,013.97
Jul 187,726.89
Jun 186,387.31
May 187,487.19
Apr 189,244.32
Mar 186,926.02
Feb 1810,309.64
Jan 1810,166.51
Dec 1713,860.14
Nov 179,916.54
Oct 174,353.05
Sep 174,349.29
Aug 174,764.87
Jul 172,873.83
Jun 172,504.28
May 172,328.91
Apr 171,349.19
Mar 171,079.75
Feb 171,190.89
Jan 17967.67
Dec 16968.23
Nov 16742.01
Oct 16697.37
Sep 16608.44
Aug 16572.33
Jul 16625.88
Jun 16672.48
Apr 16449.33
Mar 16415.16
Feb 16436.61
Jan 16367.13
Dec 15430.05
Nov 15376.91
Oct 15312.43
Sep 15236.25
Aug 15230.02
Jul 15283.94
Jun 15262.48
May 15230
Apr 15236.57
Mar 15243.39
Feb 15253.53
Jan 15216.91
Dec 14319.7
Nov 14377.09
Oct 14336.8
Sep 14386.27
Aug 14478.07
Jul 14581.35
Jun 14639.36
May 14623.26
Apr 14445.87
Mar 14458.5
Feb 14543.93
Jan 14848.29
Dec 13757.5
Nov 131,124.76
Oct 13198.23
Sep 13123.1
Aug 13129.46
Jul 1397.91
Jun 1397.51
May 13128.82
Apr 13139.23
Mar 1393.03
Feb 1333.38
Jan 1320.41
Dec 1213.51
Nov 1212.56
Oct 1211.2
Sep 1212.4
Aug 1210.16
Jul 129.35
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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

July 2012 to January 2020

Supplementary notes

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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