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07/11/18 08:08 UTC-4

German Consumer Center: "More than a quarter of young Germans are willing to invest in cryptocurrency"

More than a quarter of young Germans are willing to invest in cryptocurrency
More than a quarter of young Germans are willing to invest in cryptocurrency

Hesse and Saxony. On the territory of two German lands, more than 1,000 citizens were recently surveyed on the topic: Attitudes towards Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, – as reported by Verbraucherzentrale Hessen.

The results of the survey will probably not surprise anyone: young people are positive about the idea of ​​Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. At the same time, 28% of people between the ages of 18 and 29 say they plan to purchase crypto-coins. The study was not aimed at a specific "tech-savvy" audience. For more accurate results, people from different social backgrounds were selected.

People aged 30 to 39 years thought that investing in cryptocurrency was "dangerous" in more than 50% of cases.

Lisk, head of marketing Thomas Schouten said about the study: "The survey conducted by the German Consumer Center shows a growing interest in cryptography. From the study it becomes clear that more than a quarter of young Germans are willing to invest in cryptocurrency. This positive mood indicates that young people and innovators of the future are aware of the potential that the BlockchainBlockchain
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can offer. Not surprisingly, a generation whose life has been characterized by smartphones, the Internet and social networks positively views the functionality of cryptocurrency as a means of providing instant and decentralized capabilities."

The results of the survey in Germany are not very different from the survey conducted more than 3 years ago. On a global scale, both studies by the German Consumer Center showed that almost 80% of Bitcoin owners are young people under 35 years old. Almost 50% of which work with cryptocurrency for at least 2 years.

"More than half (55 percent) of Internet users surveyed know the term "cryptocurrency". But only one of the three can explain the principles of operation and the mechanisms of functioning of crypto-coins. Among those who know "crypto-terms", willingness to invest was declared." – German Consumer Center.

Editor: Yuliya Soroka

See also: "Bitcoin increased by 11% and reached a two-month high"

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