Finder’s 2022 Cryptocurrency Adoption Index ranks Kenya 12th for cryptocurrency ownership out of 27 countries surveyed globally.
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Cryptocurrency ownership in Kenya is however behind countries like Nigeria (21%) and Ghana (17%).
16% of Kenyan adult internet users, an estimated 4.8 million people own cryptocurrency, based on an online survey of 52,883 people across 27 countries. Bitcoin ownership in Kenya remains above the global average of 39.1%, with 54.7% of crypto owners saying they hold it.
Kenya’s crypto community is vibrant on social media, sharing stories about altcoins that they bought at their lowest prices this year.
Kenya also made the top 3 countries most positive on crypto as an investment. They are Venezuela (81%), Ghana (78%) and Kenya (77%).