Geography of International Blockchain Transactions from Crystal

Below is an interactive map showing the current and historical international blockchain flow of transactions between countries and exchanges. This map is based on the Geography of Blockchain Transactions Report that was created by the Crystal analytics team. The information on this map is updated quarterly, and the prices are in US dollars.

Select a time period and country below to explore its fund flows:

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Last database update: Jan 01, 2021
Blockchain Transaction Statistics 2011-2020
  • By the end of 2020, the countries with the largest number of registered exchanges were the UK (57 exchanges), Singapore (37 exchanges), the US (31 exchanges), and Hong Kong (27 exchanges).
  • Mexico (5 exchanges), Argentina (4 exchanges), Indonesia (3 exchanges), and Russia (2 exchanges) have the fewest exchanges registered among the G20 countries.
  • Almost 16% of all exchanges surveyed do not have countries of registration, or this information is not publicly available.
  • In 2013, 91% of all transactions between exchanges were sent by exchanges from the G20. By the end of 2020, the volume of these transactions decreased to 38%.
  • In 2019, the total volume of transactions moved directly between exchanges was $51.6 billion.
  • In 2020, the total volume of transactions moved directly between exchanges was almost $91.8 billion, an increase of 78% on 2019.
  • 38% of the volume moved between exchanges in 2020 was transferred by G20 countries, while Seychelles transferred about 43% of the total volume of funds in 2020. This volume is majoritively made up of transactions related to Binance and Huobi exchanges.
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