Leading reasons consumers Netherlands not to own cryptocurrencies 2018, by gender

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, by gender. Approximately 22 percent of the female respondents indicated they had no interest in digital currencies or the blockchain, while 14 percent of the male respondents mentioned they had no trust. 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?*

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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

Sample 1 = January 16, 2018 to January 22, 2018; Sample 2 = February 12, 2018 to February 14, 2018

Number of respondents

6,856 respondents

Age group

18-80 years

Special properties

consumers; the source performed two seperate samples of the survey: n sample 1 = 7,342, n sample 2 = 5,042

Method of interview

Panel survey

Supplementary notes

* 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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