Cryptocurrency platform shutdown opinion poll South Korea 2018

This statistic illustrates the opinion of South Koreans on the shutdown of cryptocurrency exchanges in the country as of January 2018. During the survey period, 42.6 percent of the citizens questioned in the opinion poll agreed to shut down the cryptocurrency platforms in South Korea.

Opinion on shutdown of cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea as of January 2018

Share of respondents
Agree42.6%
Disagree,
but regulations are needed
35.6%
Disagree,
both shutdown and regulations
12.1%
Don't know9.7%
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Source

Release date

January 2018

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

January 12, 2018

Number of respondents

504 respondents

Age group

19 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted a day after the South Korean government's announcement on the possibility of banning cryptocurrency trades in the country to clamp down on the virtual currency investment craze.

Original question: "Do you agree to shut down the cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea?"

Figures were calibrated considering the gender, age and region of respondents in proportion to the registered population as of August 2017.

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