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Survey results: Half of people want to shop in digital currencies


According to a recent survey, about 60% of people want to use digital currencies as a payment method for their daily purchases.

to the Report Crypto Potito, the survey found that almost 60% of respondents are willing to use digital currencies as a payment method to buy goods and services. In addition, two-thirds of people entering the digital currency market plan to use tokens to perform transactions.

Pymnts.com financial services platform (Pymnts.com) and Bitcoin payment service provider BitPay conducted a survey of 8,000 American consumers to find out how they feel about using digital currencies as a way to pay. They have daily purchases.

About 60% of respondents said they would like to purchase the goods and services they need on a daily basis using Bitcoin, Ethereum or other digital currencies. Interestingly, 75% of digital currency holders have bought currencies with the goal of being able to use them in their transactions.

In a similar poll conducted last year, 32 percent of respondents said they bought digital currencies for fear of falling behind (FOMO), up from 53 percent this year. In addition, 59% of consumers who do not keep digital currency said they intend to buy them and use them in their future purchases.

The study explains that the main reason people are interested in paying using digital currency is to have more privacy and security than traditional credit cards.

Another interesting point is that 30% of the participants agreed that using virtual currencies as a payment option would make them spend more money.

However, people who do not maintain digital currency should improve their knowledge of this group of assets. According to statistics, 75% of respondents admitted that they have not entered the market because they do not have enough information about digital currencies, how to obtain them or their tax consequences.

MasterCard has conducted another survey, the results of which show that the corona epidemic has increased the use of digital currency; Forty percent of respondents said they wanted to use digital currencies in their payments in the next 12 months. It was somewhat expected that younger generations would be more receptive to this idea:

The millennial generation around the world, and those in the Middle East and Africa, have become particularly involved in digital currency issues. More than half of them (67%) agree that they are more willing to accept digital currency than a year ago. In addition, 77% of millennials are interested in learning more about digital currency, and 75% say they will use it if they understand digital currency better.

According to the study, bitcoin is the most popular digital currency, but many users were well aware of some of the altcoins.

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