How Much Bitcoin Does El Salvador Have?

Entity Country # of BTC Value Today % of 21m
El Salvador 5,689.69 5689.7 0.027%

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How Much Bitcoin Does El Salvador Own?

El Salvador currently owns 5689.685 bitcoins. The country is constantly buying, and adds more bitcoins to its holdings every so often.

What is El Salvador's Average Bitcoin Price on Purchases?

As of July 21, 2022, El Salvador has purchased 2,381 bitcoins at an average price of $43,357 USD.

The country announced that it now owns 5689.685 BTC in March 2024, but it's now clear when the purchases/acquisitoon of BTC took place that brought the countries balance from 2,381 BTC to 5689.685 BTC.

Here is the purchases history for the publicly known buys:

Purchase
Date
BitcoinsCost per BitcoinTotal Invested
June 30, 202280$19,000$1,520,000.00
May 9, 2022500$30,744$15,372,000
Jan 21, 2022410$36,585$15,000,000
Dec 21, 202121$49,220$1,033,620
Dec 3, 2021150$48,670$7,300,500
Nov 26, 2021100$54,815$5,481,500
Oct 27, 2021420$60,622$25,461,240
Sept 19, 2021150$42,843$6,426,450
Sept 7, 2021150$46,091$6,913,650
Sept 6, 2021400$46,811$18,724,400
Totals2381$43,357$103,233,360

According to the president, El Salvador has never sold any BTC.

Why Did El Salvador Buy Bitcoin?

El Salvador's president Bukele recently tweeted:

Bitcoin is the future!

El Salvador is currently very reliant on the US Dollar and seems intent on branching out to alternative forms of currency. Only 29% of the country has a bank account. Using Bitcoin allows nearly every citizen to have a digital form of payment without the need for a bank account.

What is the El Salvador Bitcoin Bond?

El Salvador planned to launch a bond based around Bitcoin. However, it's delayed and has not launched yet.

What's the Bitcoin Price in El Salvador?

The price of Bitcoin in El Salvador can be checked here.


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Total of Bitcoins Owned by Entities

Category # of BTC Value Today % of 21m
ETFs 1015729.0111 1015729.0111 4.837%
Countries 566276.7 566276.7 2.697%
Public Companies 309646.6 309646.6 1.475%
Private Companies 525460 525460 2.502%
BTC Mining Companies 46741.6 46741.6 0.223%
Defi 155986 155986 0.743%


Learn More About Other Entities Owning Bitcoin

Entity Country # of BTC Value Today
174 174.31
9,050 9050.27
4,930 4930.0
1,226.7 1226.75
5,956 5956
7926.7 7926.75
33,501 33501.0
43,530.7 43530.77
151,875 151875.22
272,548.5 272548.58
200,000 200000
5,689.69 5689.7
309,871 309871.38
8,490 8490
9,102 9102
75,354 75354
8,100 8100
9,000 9000
17,381 17381
8,027 8027
9,720 9720

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