In a survey conducted by crypto.com, it was revealed that more than a quarter of Aussie crypto users polled in October said they plan to give digital assets as Christmas gifts this year
Crypto.com Survey Result
Crypto wallet and services provider Crypto.com polled 2,020 Australians aged 18 to 59 for the study. Among those who had used cryptocurrency in the previous 12 months, 26% said they would consider giving it away for Christmas or purchasing crypto-related gifts.
According to the survey, 43 percent of those planning to buy crypto-centric gifts are looking for these items.
Around 42% said they were considering purchasing coin vouchers, and 35% said they were considering purchasing crypto books. A third of respondents polled stated they were considering giving non-fungible tokens as gifts (NFTs).
Justin El-Sheikh, a recent high school graduate from Melbourne, plans to offer the gift of cryptocurrency this year. He informed Cointelegraph that he intends to provide a wallet and a little quantity of Bitcoin to his buddies to get them started.
“A lot of my friends have heard about cryptocurrency and want to get involved, but they don’t know where to begin.” He described it as a “fun and thoughtful present idea.”
“Australians are clearly very keen to adopt cryptocurrencies and integrate their use into day-to-day spending,” said Karl Mohan, General Manager for Asia-Pacific at Crypto.com, before adding that “Australians are gradually increasing their use of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.”
According to a Finder poll of 1,000 people conducted in September, one in every six Australians now owns cryptocurrencies, with a total asset worth of $US8 billion. According to the survey, around 9% of Australians own Bitcoin, 8% own Ethereum, and 5% own Dogecoin.
Crypto.com launched a global brand campaign starring Matt Damon last month.