During the last weekend in January 2014, the 24-26, TheStreet – a media company that focuses on financial matters – conducted a survey of more than 1000 individuals. The topic of this survey was Bitcoin, or rather what these individuals thought of the currency. The results were pretty astounding. A whopping 76% of those polled had no idea what Bitcoin even was. Only 2% of those polled owned any Bitcoin, and 38% of resoindents though that Bitcoin hurt the value of the dollar.
In what was, perhaps, the most surprising find of the survey, 30% within the 50- to 64-year-old age bracket were familiar with Bitcoin, compared to just 20% of 18- to 34-year-old age bracket. It seems that Bitcoin still has quite a way to go before it is a wholly accepted currency. Anyhow, here is an infographic that shows the results of the survey: