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Five bitcoin charts that you need to know about

Keeping tabs on the bitcoin market can be a task since the bitcoin landscape is in constant flux.

To help bitcoin enthusiasts and data miners stay on top of things, we provide a variety of bitcoin charts for anyone who wants to see statistics, and probably those that love to crunch numbers too. With that in mind, we recommend several charts if you are looking to get some quick stats and wrap your brain around bitcoin.

Here are our top five bitcoin charts that we highly recommend

Market Capitalization
The bitcoin market capitalization chart shows you the total amount of dollars (in USD) currently held in the bitcoin market, including past years; going all the way back to the start of bitcoin in 2009. Satoshi would be proud.

Bitcoin Market Capitalization

Number of Transactions
The bitcoin number of transactions chart shows you the unique number of transactions per day in the bitcoin network. This chart is a good primer to see how much bitcoin volume there is day-to-day.

Number of Transactions

Market Price (USD)
The bitcoin market price chart shows the current price of bitcoin (in USD), including past prices going back to the start of bitcoin in 2009. This is a popular chart to keep tabs on the price, which includes a great way to visualize past price fluctuations. Do you see the rollercoaster?

Bitcoin Market Price

Difficulty
The bitcoin difficulty chart shows the levels of mining difficulty changes over time. Mining difficulty is a measure of how difficult it is to find a new block compared to the easiest it can ever be.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty

My Wallet Number of Users
The My Wallet number of users chart is a graph that displays the total number of Blockchain Wallet users over time. This chart is a great unit of measure to show how many users are adopting bitcoin, month-over-month.

Bitcoin My Wallet Users

Like our charts and want to use them on your own website? Simply embed them using an iFrame, or use our friendly bitcoin developer API toolset to capture the data and post it directly to your users on your website.

Our charts can also be downloaded by clicking on CSV at the bottom right.