40% of people plan to use cryptocurrencies in the near future

05.05.2021 |

Starting in late February and running through March 10, The Harris Poll, commissioned by Mastercard, surveyed 15 000 payment system users. The research was conducted in North and Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, as well as in the Asia-Pacific region.

According to the data, up to 40% of people plan to use cryptocurrencies in one form or another in the next year. In the group of respondents from 25 to 40 years old, the number of those interested in a new type of financial asset is more than 65%. If we consider the whole focus group, 77% want to know more about digital financial assets.

The results of the answers to the question about modern ways of economic interaction, for example about the use of biometric data and QR codes are of particular interest. More than 90% of respondents consider the possibility of using this direction of innovation in finance.