Global crypto ATM installations increased by 70% in 2021
Alongside cryptocurrency’s decade-long adoption drive, the crypto ATMs continue to momentum across the globe. Based on Coin ATM Radar’s latest data, crypto ATM installations in 2021 witnessed a spike of 71.73%, pulling up the numbers from 13,993 in 1st Jan to 24,030 at the time of reporting.
Last year, the global count rose to 13,993 ATMs with a 119.56% growth after 7,620 new machines were installed. 2021 saw the installation of 10,037 ATMs to date. To keep things in perspective, data suggests that crypto ATMs are being installed at a speed of roughly 52.3 ATMs per day.
The United States currently leads this space, having installed nearly 48 ATMs per day based on the data acquired in the last 7 days. As reported by Cointelegraph back in March, the ATM count in the US rose to 177% in just a year, standing at 16,835.
Crypto ATMs can currently be accessed across 75 sovereign nations, being powered by 42 producers. Coin ATM Radar’s data on the manufacturers also suggests that Genesis Coin dominates this space with 40.9% market share while the General Bytes owns around 24% of the market. The remaining 35% of the market is shared among other players, including BitAccess, Coinsource and Bitstop.
One of the largest holders of the Bitcoin (BTC) ATM network, Bitcoin Depot, recently announced a partnership with Circle K to install crypto ATMs across the U.S. and Canada. The partnership has since resulted in the installation of more than 700 Bitcoin ATMs.
Bitcoin Depot operates over 3,500 crypto ATMs allowing users in the US and Canada to purchase over 30 types of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ether (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC).Source