Survey: 48% of Brazilians believe Bitcoin should be adopted as legal tender

In one of the most important weeks in cryptocurrency history, with El Salvador becoming the world's first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, a survey shows that populations in other Latin American countries, including Brazil, are interested in doing likewise.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study commissioned by Sherlock Communications and conducted by the Toluna platform shows that 48% of respondents think Brazil should adopt Bitcoin as its currency, with 31% agreeing and 17% strongly agreeing.

Another 30% neither agree nor disagree that the country should have the cryptocurrency, while 12% disagree and 9% strongly disagree.

A total of 2,700 people, aged over 18, from 7 countries in addition to Brazil were surveyed: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Venezuela, and Mexico. An online panel on Toluna's platform was used to conduct the survey.

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