June 18, 2024

Bitcoin miners earned $ 5 billion in 2019!

Study: Bitcoin miners earned $5 billion in 2019Bitcoin miners earned $ 5 billion in 2019!
Analysts from The Block conducted a study,According to the results of which in 2019, the miners of the first cryptocurrency were able to earn about $ 5 billion.

In this case, $ 4.89 billion were received precisely for the extraction of blocks in the Bitcoin network, and about $ 146 million was earned thanks to transaction fees. Now for the extraction of one block in the Bitcoin network, miners receive 12.5 BTC. It is expected that the halving of the miners' award, which will take place in May of this year, will affect the bitcoin exchange rate upward.

Bitcoin miners earned $ 5 billion in 2019!

According to analysts, in 2018 minersearned more - about $ 5.26 billion. But in 2017, the income from mining the first cryptocurrency was noticeably less - $ 3.19 billion. For all the previous years of the existence of bitcoin, miners earned less than $ 1 billion annually.

Researchers emphasized that revenues werecalculated in accordance with the assumption that miners immediately sold mined bitcoins. However, some companies may have saved some of the BTC they received in their wallets so they can sell them later.


At the end of last year, the director of strategy atCoinshares Meltem Demirors said that the May 2020 Bitcoin miner reward halving will not have any impact on its price.

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