While still a niche topic for mainstream audiences, more people than ever are investing in cryptocurrencies, according to results from Huobi Group’s latest survey
LONDON, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 2021 was a standout year for the cryptocurrency industry, as nearly 7 in 10 crypto holders started investing in 2021, according to new data from Huobi Group. While crypto knowledge among mainstream audiences remains low (More than 40% of respondents said they were “not very knowledgeable” or “not at all knowledgeable” about digital assets.), the significant uptick in investing over the last year suggests more people will look into crypto investments as awareness of the industry grows.
The results are a part of Huobi’s new report Crypto Perception Report 2022, which explores how the average person views cryptocurrencies, their thoughts on emerging trends, and if they plan on investing in the space in the future. Released today, the study polled more than 3,000 people in mid-December 2021 and assessed respondents’ knowledge of cryptocurrencies, how they feel about its sudden rise, whether they’re investing in crypto or not, and more.
Despite crypto’s banner year in 2021, many survey respondents still reported concerns that prevented them from investing in it. Nearly 25% of respondents believed that “it’s all a scam/bubble and going to collapse”, while 42% reported feeling ambivalent about its future or that they didn’t know enough about it. That being said, 19% of respondents…