During the last 12 months, there’s been an exponential number of cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) installed as data shows that 20,000 crypto ATMs were installed last year. This year machines are still being installed in great numbers and since December 30, there have been 2,759 machines added to the list of 36,659 crypto ATMs worldwide.
Crypto ATM Installations Jump More Than 8% Since December 30
Today, according to the crypto ATM tracker coinatmradar.com, there’s approximately 36,659 crypto ATMs hosted in 76 different countries. Crypto ATM numbers have grown significantly over the years, and 2021 saw the largest annual increase so far, with more than 20,000 machines added during the year.
As the first quarter of 2022 has come to an end, data from coinatmradar.com indicates there are 36,659 crypto ATMs available. On December 30, 2021, Bitcoin.com News reported that there were 33,900 crypto ATMs, which means that over the last 93 days, 2,759 crypto ATMs have been installed across the globe.
That’s an 8.13% increase since December 30, and currently, there are 612 operators managing the 36,659 machines. Operators include Bitcoin Depot, Coin Cloud, Coinflip, and Bitcoin of America. Additionally, there are 43 crypto ATM producers with manufacturers like Genesiscoin, General Bytes, Bitaccess, Coinsource, Bitstop, and more.
The Manufacturer Genesis Coin, the Operator Bitcoin Depot, and the US Lead the Pack in Terms of Crypto ATM Activity
The top operator in terms of the most crypto ATMs is Bitcoin Depot with 7,001 installed worldwide. Coin Cloud is the second-largest operator with 5,198 crypto ATMs in operation. While Bitcoin Depot commands 19.1% of the 36,659 machines installed, Coin Cloud captures 14.2%.
Coinatmradar.com also shows a map of where all the crypto ATMs are located and what type of crypto asset the machines support. For instance, crypto ATMs support bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash, litecoin, dash, monero, zcash, dogecoin, tether, and xrp.
The crypto ATM tracker site also shows that most of the machines are located in the United States, as the country hosts 32,623 crypto ATMs. The country with the second-largest number of crypto ATMs is Canada with 2,439 locations. The U.S. and Canada are followed by Spain (225), El Salvador (204), Poland (180), and Switzerland (147).
As far as crypto ATM installations by manufacturer, Genesis Coin commands 41.6% of the world’s share of crypto ATMs installed. General Bytes is the second leading manufacturer in terms of crypto ATM installations, with 21.4% of the global share. Genesis Coin and General Bytes are followed by Bitaccess (15.2%), Coinsource (5.3%), Bitstop (4.6%), Bytefederal (3.7%), and “other” manufacturers (8.2%).
What do you think about the number of crypto ATMs worldwide today and the increase during the first quarter? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below.
Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,000 articles for Bitcoin.com News about the disruptive protocols emerging today.
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