Figures in millions
2017: Juniper Research forecast.
The number of Bitcoin and Altcoin transactions are expected to triple by 2017 to 56 million by 2017 from 18 million in 2013, according to CoinDesk data.
These figures show cryptocurrencies are showing increasing traction as a means of exchange, despite their negative publicity.
The figures state the number of bitcoin and altcoin transactions will more than double by 2017 to 56 million, up from 24.7 million in 2014 and 18 million in 2013