38% of younger Americans believe crypto and blockchain provide economic opportunities

29 Oct 2023

In a recent study conducted by Coinbase, a paradigm shift has emerged among the young American population. An impressive 38% of younger Americans now believe crypto and blockchain technology can provide significant economic opportunities not commonly found in the traditional finance sector, Crypto Potato reports. .

As per the study, younger generations are highly frustrated with the current financial system. According to Coinbase’s report, only 9% of Gen Z (18-25) and 19% of Millennials (26-40) still believe in the attainability of the American Dream through conventional means.

Only 7% of these demographics believe the current financial system serves their needs well. Over 52% of the respondents in the study period reported infrequent use of the system, with fewer than 20% considering the U.S. financial system superior to those in other countries.

Moreover, about 31% of younger individuals own cryptocurrency compared to 12% of older generations. 16% of the younger people note that the international availability of digital assets is a compelling attribute for crypto.