24 Feb '14, 2pm

Here is how much money the top 1% of Bitcoin holders currently have

This chart (below) is rising on Reddit right now . It shows the distribution of Bitcoin wealth among Bitcoin holders, put together based on survey data from the Bitcoin community. The gist: Bitcoin has a 1% minority that owns a massively disproportionate amount of wealth just like in real life. This is a logarithmic chart, so it's a little harder to read. But the blue line meets 1% at the 50 BTC mark. With one unit of the famous digital currency currently worth ~$570, it would take $28,490 of Bitcoin wealth to become a one-percenter in the world of Bitcoin. Imgur To give you a further idea of how imbalanced Bitcoin ownership is, consider that just 46 people own 30% of all Bitcoins, according to this analysis .

Full article: http://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-one-percenters-2014-2

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