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Research: Bitcoin is in the investments of 46 million people in the United States

The popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in general seems to be intensifying in the United States.

Research: Bitcoin is in the investments of 46 million people in the United States

Research: Bitcoin is in the investments of 46 million people in the United States (Image: NBC)

According to a survey conducted by the Digital New York (NYDIG) group, about 46 million Americans invest in Bitcoin. This figure represents 17% of the country’s adult population.

Disclosed on Wednesday (12) by Newsweek, the survey also reveals that 75% of respondents would like to have more information about annuities and life insurance with Bitcoin.

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  • The survey counted with the participation of 1,050 consumers with an annual income of at least $50 thousand. The data was compiled by age, ethnicity, sex, education and geolocation.

    Although the statistic points to 46 million Americans with Bitcoin, about 53% of respondents reported not having digital assets. However, about 55% consider investing in cryptocurrencies.

    The researchers took the opportunity to ask how respondents would feel if insurers invested less than 2% of their capital in Bitcoin.

    Responses tended towards digital currencies. About 43% said they accepted the proposal, while 42% “would consider it”. Only 15% did not approve the suggestion.

    In addition, the survey revealed that about half of respondents wish to receive some or all of the benefits of BTC insurance.

    A survey made by MagnifyMoney this year found out that 62% of cryptocurrency investors believe they will get rich.

    Although it has not been highlighted, recent adherence by major investors to cryptocurrencies may have sparked this optimism.

    Recently, PayPal, Visa, Tesla and MicroStrategy announced investments or market expansion through Bitcoin.

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