While the crypto winter’s cold winds caused worldwide adoption to slow down, emerging markets appear to be on fire in terms of adoption, outpacing higher-income nations in an index that tracks adoption.
The blockchain data platform Chainalysis examined site traffic, other on-chain measures, and millions of crypto transactions globally to determine which nations lead the world in terms of adoption in a report dubbed “The 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index.”
The findings indicate that emerging markets are leading the way in adopting cryptocurrencies. Lower-middle-income nations like Vietnam, Philippines, Ukraine, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Morocco, Nepal, Kenya, and Indonesia are among the top 20 nations in terms of the overall index score, with Vietnam taking the top slot.
Brazil, Thailand, Russia, China, Turkey, Argentina, Colombia, and Ecuador are also on the list of upper-middle-income nations, whereas the United States and the United Kingdom are the only high-income nations included in the index.
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