The main factor is on-chain value received, which is then weighted by purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita. This works as an attempt to determine the total crypto activity volume in a country.
It also produces figures that are directly comparable to its neighbours.
The results show that the top three countries pushing forward crypto adoption are Vietnam, India, and Pakistan.
Other major players are Ukraine, United States, and Venezuela. Toga and Tanzania also appear to have received the most On-chain value.
Crypto succeeding in developing world
One thing that is abundantly clear from the report is that the developing world is adopting cryptocurrencies rapidly, with the digital payment systems serving a valuable function in remittance payments from migrant workforces.
For citizens in economically unstable countries – especially with large rural bankless populations – excluded from traditional central finance products, such as in Vietnam, Kenya, Nigeria,and Venezuela, it is becoming clear that digital currencies such as Bitcoin are an attractive alternative.
Central and Southern Asia, Latin America, and Africa send more web traffic to P2P platforms than regions whose countries tend to have larger economies, such as Western Europe and Eastern Asia, largely for tax-free remittance payments.
Retail markets still on-chain king
It is notable that China and the USA have both dropped in the rankings. Both countries have chosen very different but similarly-minded approaches to cryptocurrency.
Both nations have also presented plans for CBDCs.
The global on-chain data also highlighted just how much market price action remains in the hands of the retail market, this is despite an increasing narrative about institutional financial adoption driving price volatility.
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