Size of the Bitcoin blockchain from 2010 to 2018, by quarter (in megabytes)

Bitcoin blockchain size 2010-2018, by quarter The statistic presents the total size of the Bitcoin blockchain, the distributed database that contains a continuously-growing and tamper-evident list of Bitcoin transactions and records, from the third quarter of 2010 to the latest quarter. The size of the Bitcoin blockchain has been growing since the creation of the Bitcoin virtual currency in 2009, reaching approximately 185 gigabytes in size by the end of September 2018.
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Blockchain size in megabytes
Q3 '101
Q4 '1010
Q1 '1115
Q2 '11188
Q3 '11 449
Q4 '11631
Q1 '12 876
Q2 '12 1,672
Q3 '12 2,897
Q4 '12 4,255
Q1 '13 6,406
Q2 '13 8,713
Q3 '13 10,727
Q4 '13 13,468
Q1 '14 16,567
Q2 '14 19,861
Q3 '14 23,450
Q4 '14 27,805
Q1 '15 32,706
Q2 '15 38,122
Q3 '1545,418
Q4 '1553,647
Q1 '1663,427
Q2 '1673,973
Q3 '1684,455
Q4 '1696,236
Q1 '17108,974.54
Q2 '17122,298.19
Q3 '17134,715.95
Q4 '17149,113.62
Q1 '18162,685.27
Q2 '18173,170.04
Q3'18184,622
Blockchain size in megabytes
Q3 '101
Q4 '1010
Q1 '1115
Q2 '11188
Q3 '11 449
Q4 '11631
Q1 '12 876
Q2 '12 1,672
Q3 '12 2,897
Q4 '12 4,255
Q1 '13 6,406
Q2 '13 8,713
Q3 '13 10,727
Q4 '13 13,468
Q1 '14 16,567
Q2 '14 19,861
Q3 '14 23,450
Q4 '14 27,805
Q1 '15 32,706
Q2 '15 38,122
Q3 '1545,418
Q4 '1553,647
Q1 '1663,427
Q2 '1673,973
Q3 '1684,455
Q4 '1696,236
Q1 '17108,974.54
Q2 '17122,298.19
Q3 '17134,715.95
Q4 '17149,113.62
Q1 '18162,685.27
Q2 '18173,170.04
Q3'18184,622
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The statistic presents the total size of the Bitcoin blockchain, the distributed database that contains a continuously-growing and tamper-evident list of Bitcoin transactions and records, from the third quarter of 2010 to the latest quarter. The size of the Bitcoin blockchain has been growing since the creation of the Bitcoin virtual currency in 2009, reaching approximately 185 gigabytes in size by the end of September 2018.
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Release date
October 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2010 to 2018
Supplementary notes
End of quarter data.

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