More than half of Australians surveyed by the Finder site believe that Bitcoin was created by Tesla founder Elon Musk.
Respondents also expressed interest in buying cryptocurrencies. According to The Australian, 1,004 Australians took part in the Finder poll.
Respondents answered questions about cryptocurrencies and demonstrated their knowledge of the industry. According to the survey, 56% of Australians have never heard of the anonymous creator of Bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto and believe that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk created the first cryptocurrency.
A significant number of respondents also did not know that the BTC offer is limited to 21 million coins, while 44% of survey participants believe that the number of bitcoins is unlimited. The survey showed that 25% of respondents have already bought cryptocurrency or plan to do so by the end of 2021.
Despite the willingness to buy cryptoassets, about 20% of those surveyed do not know how to do it. Although Australian residents cannot boast of knowing the basics of the cryptocurrency industry, judging by the survey, interest in cryptocurrencies among respondents is quite high, as in other countries.
About 40% of participants in a recent survey of payment giant Mastercard said they plan to use cryptocurrency next year. Millennials have expressed the greatest interest in cryptoassets. In April, it became known that 9% of teens in the United States were trading cryptocurrencies. According to a March survey by Visa, 25% of Latinos want to pay with cryptocurrencies.