The UK Crypto Industry Grows at the Fastest Rate Among the Top Five Markets

New data reveals that the revenue of the crypto industry is expected to increase by 125% Year on Year to Reach $1.9 Billion in 2023.

The UK Crypto Industry Grows at the Fastest Rate Among the Top Five Markets
The UK Crypto Industry Grows at the Fastest Rate Among the Top Five Markets

According to’s data, the global crypto market is predicted to generate $37.8 billion in revenue this year, representing a 105% increase from 2022. Almost half of this value is anticipated to come from the United States, the world’s biggest crypto market.

Despite the fact that the US market accounts for the largest proportion of global crypto revenues, another crypto market is projected to experience even more substantial growth.

However, the United Kingdom has the fastest-growing crypto industry among the top five markets, with revenue expected to soar by a whopping 125% year on year to $1.89 billion in 2023.

The largest crypto economy in Europe

The United Kingdom has become the largest crypto economy in Europe over the past few years, according to Statista data. Although it lags behind the largest crypto markets in terms of the total number of users and revenue, the UK saw Europe’s second-largest crypto trade value per user last year, following Italy.

In 2022, the UK’s crypto trade per user value exceeded $91,700, or 25% higher than that of the United States, which saw almost $73,300 worth of transactions. The growing number of people using and investing in digital coins, combined with surging crypto trading activity, has transformed the United Kingdom into the fastest-growing crypto industry in 2023. Moreover, statistics indicate that the UK’s crypto sector is expanding at a faster rate than the global crypto market.

According to Statista, the global crypto industry is projected to generate $37.8 billion in revenue in 2023, a 104.5% increase from the previous year. The revenue in the UK crypto market is expected to surge by a massive 125.3% year over year, or 17% more than in the United States, which is the world’s largest crypto market.

Japan and Canada follow with 108.7% and 107.5% year-over-year crypto revenue growth, respectively, while Germany is the only market among the top five projected to experience double-digit growth of 72.1% this year.

UK Set to Surpass 30% Crypto User Penetration Rate by 2025

In addition to achieving the highest YoY revenue growth, the United Kingdom’s crypto industry has the highest user penetration rate among the top five markets globally.

In 2021, the UK crypto market had about 9.6 million users, with a 14.2% user penetration rate. Since then, the number of users has surged by 82% to 17.6 million, while the user penetration rate has risen to 25.7% in 2023.

Statista projects that this number will exceed 30% by 2025, with over 21.3 million crypto users in the country. In comparison, the US market, with over 74 million users in 2023, has a user penetration rate of 22.1% this year. Japan and Germany follow with 19.2 million and 15 million crypto users and user penetration rates of 15.4% and 17.9%, respectively.