Canada

Cryptocurrency information about Canada

How many crypto owners in Canada?

It is estimated that 1.2 million people, 3.2% of Canada’s total population, currently own cryptocurrency.(1)


Canada – the next potential crypto hub?

As of 1st June 2020, cryptocurrency exchanges and payment processors are legally recognized as Money Service Businesses (MSB) within Canada.(2)

What do crypto owners in Canada look like?

More Canadian men (19.45%) had bought cryptocurrency than women (14.10%). Additionally, millennials are the largest group of crypto owners in Canada, with 31.68% of millennials owning cryptocurrency.(3)

Canada’s domestic survey on Bitcoin ownership – of which the latest edition was released in late 2019 – revealed a growth among people ages 35 and up. Not only was there are growth of 1.7 percentage in the age group of 35-to 54-year-olds, there was also a noticeable increase in the oldest age group was observed. No newer figures were available for 2020 or 2021: The period that the price of Bitcoin started the climb towards a value of 60,000 U.S. dollars.(4)

Age groups who own a cryptocurrency in Canada from 2016 to 2018:

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Crypto’s rising popularity in Canada

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