A survey conducted in Australia has uncovered that at least 1 in 3 citizens would ditch their bank for digital currency such as Bitcoin and other innovative financial services technologies.
Australians the Future of Money
Over the last two years, it has become very clear that Australia is one of the best markets for bitcoin owners. Towns are ready to build their economies around it, and ownership per capita is among the world’s highest.
Now, a new poll of over three thousand Australians tells a very interesting story of how smitten the country is with Bitcoin. Conducted by Fair Go Finance of Australia, their “Future of Money” survey was administered online in April to discover the amount of knowledge, acceptance, and interest in Bitcoin.
The first question was somewhat vague:
“Do you know anything about Bitcoins?”
This received a pretty clear response of 34% saying Yes and 66% saying No.
Theoretically, if they know it is a digital currency that would tip the scales, so it doesn’t crystallize any level of knowledge or even interest. Of these respondents, 57% of men knew something about Bitcoin while 43% did not. Women were less aware, with only 28% having heard