Two-thirds of Russians consider Bitcoin an unprofitable investment – Poll …

Two-thirds of Russians consider bitcoin an unprofitable investment – VTsIOM poll

All-Russian Research Center public opinions (VTsIOM) conducted a survey, in which 1,200 people took part and asked them questions about Bitcoin. The survey data is posted on the VTsIOM website.

Two-thirds of Russians consider Bitcoin an unprofitable investment - Poll ...

It turned out that they know about bitcoin more half of Russians (56%), with subject knowledge in this regions have only 13%, and 14% have heard only the term itself.

Of those who are about bitcoin knows something, only a third are sure Tom, what cryptocurrency can buy any willing. 16% believe that bitcoin is prohibited in Russia. 40% of respondents of the same group answered that bitcoins are used to buy goods and services, and 43% are sure that cryptocurrency fit exclusively for speculation.

When this about reliability Bitcoin, opinions are divided. 36% of respondents believe that bitcoin protected it is better, than ordinary money, while time like 33% in this doubt.

curious, but two-thirds of the respondents say that bitcoins are “a bad investment, buy their not worth it “, and only 13% believe that bitcoin can bring his holders income.

The main arguments against buying cryptocurrency were lack of awareness, lack of trust and money..

Two-thirds of Russians consider Bitcoin an unprofitable investment - Poll ...

VTsIOM expert Oleg Chernozub, who commented on the results of the survey, seems to be himself refers among the skeptics.

“Professional investors there is such a rule: “If course of some asset began to be discussed in TV programs for housewives, so it will soon collapse. ” Bitcoins are rapidly approaching this status. Taking advantage of opportunity, I would warn our fellow citizens against playing “cryptocurrencies”, – said is he.

As a reminder, in one of last year’s polls, investors stated, that they are ready to sell their bitcoins for only $ 200 000 a piece.