Nigeria tops UAE, US, others as most crypto-curious country

Nigeria is the most cryptocurrency-obsessed country in the world, according to a new study by CoinGecko.

The research examined Google Trends data of search terms frequently used by people interested in cryptocurrency.

The terms were combined to give each English-speaking country a ‘total search score’ to discover those curious about cryptocurrency since the market crash in April 2022.

Nigeria, with a total search score of 371, topped the list of nations where ‘cryptocurrency’, ‘invest in crypto’ and ‘buy crypto’ were most searched.

The United Arab Emirates is second with a total search score of 270. UAE’s population searched for the word ‘cryptocurrency’ and the term ‘invest in crypto’.

Singapore, in third position with a total search score of 261, has the third-highest level of searches for the term ‘buy crypto’, in addition to being the country with the most search for ‘Ethereum’.

The United Kingdom, fifth overall with a total search score of 198, has the sixth-highest level of searches for the term ‘buy crypto’ and the third-highest number of searches for ‘invest in crypto’.

The United States places as the 12th with a total search score of 157. America has the tenth-highest search levels for the term ‘buy crypto’ and is the sixth country most searched for ‘Solana’.

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