Ukraine | 2021

Cryptocurrency Adoption and trends in Ukraine in 2021



of Ukrainians 
own cryptocurrency

How many cryptocurrencies owners in Ukraine?

It is estimated that over 5.5 million people, 12.7% of Ukraine’s total population, currently own cryptocurrency.

Ukraine - Global cryptocurrencies hub?

Ukraine is ranked first worldwide for the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Ukraine sent $8.2 billion worth of cryptocurrency and received $8 billion worth from July 2019 to June 2020.

How do Ukrainians view cryptocurrencies?

Ukrainians are very open to cryptocurrency, with Ukranian cryptocurrencies exchange Kuna reporting that small businesses might be turning around up to $5 million worth of cryptocurrencies every week, while retail cryptocurrencies trades total an estimated $800 thousand daily.

Ukraine is the birthplace to teams that founded cryptocurrencies startups Bitfury, Hacken and Propy, not to mention numerous cryptocurrencies developers. While many of these developers are now based abroad, the country is still a competitive jurisdiction for cryptocurrencies startups, believes Alex Bornyakov, the deputy minister for digital transformation of Ukraine.

Cryptocurrencies's rising popularity in Ukraine


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