This statistic shows the answers to a survey question about the leading reasons for consumers in the Netherlands not to own cryptocurrencies as of 2018. Approximately 11 percent of the respondents indicated they had no trust in digital currencies or the blockchain. Bitcoin is a so-called cryptocurrency, a digital currency that uses blockchain technology as a means of security. Because of its design, it is difficult to get an insight in the full size of the Bitcoin market in individual countries. Because Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies reached the news often in 2017, approximately 60 percent of the households in the Netherlands who invest in cryptocurrencies started doing so in 2017. In the first three quarters of 2017, there were approximately 44,000 transactions in Bitcoin from the Netherlands on a trading platform called BTC Direct. In addition, Belgium and the Netherlands have several Bitcoin ATM installations.
Is there a special reason you do not own cryptocurrencies?
Sample 1 = January 16, 2018 to January 22, 2018; Sample 2 = February 12, 2018 to February 14, 2018
Number of respondents
consumers; the source performed two seperate samples of the survey: n sample 1 = 7,342, n sample 2 = 5,042
Method of interview
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Waarom heb je geen cryptomunten? Is hier een speciale reden voor?" (in English: why do you not have cryptocurrencies? Is there a special reason for this?")
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Multiscope. (February 22, 2018). Is there a special reason you do not own cryptocurrencies? [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved October 05, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/819336/leading-reasons-for-consumers-in-the-netherlands-not-to-own-cryptocurrencies/
Multiscope. "Is there a special reason you do not own cryptocurrencies?." Chart. February 22, 2018. Statista. Accessed October 05, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/819336/leading-reasons-for-consumers-in-the-netherlands-not-to-own-cryptocurrencies/
Multiscope. (2018). Is there a special reason you do not own cryptocurrencies?. Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: October 05, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/819336/leading-reasons-for-consumers-in-the-netherlands-not-to-own-cryptocurrencies/
Multiscope. "Is There a Special Reason You Do Not Own Cryptocurrencies?." Statista, Statista Inc., 22 Feb 2018, https://www.statista.com/statistics/819336/leading-reasons-for-consumers-in-the-netherlands-not-to-own-cryptocurrencies/
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