Key highlights of the study include the number of users and wallets, the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry sectors and the impact the technology is having, as well as interesting information about exchanges, payments and mining.
The cryptocurrency industry
As a nascent industry, information was needed to determine how much of an impact digital currencies are producing. New companies and services have emerged to facilitate the workings of cryptocurrencies, and their data shows that it really is a virgin market.
The study found that 1,876 people work full-time in the cryptocurrency industry. Of those, the most find work in Asia-Pacific with 720. Behind that is North America with 676 employees.