DappRadar data show that NFTs In 2021, they were very popular and experienced sales of nearly $ 25 billion.
Significant growth in NFT sales in 2021
DappRadar, based on data collected from ten different blockchains, explained While total sales of NFTs or non-exchangeable tokens in 2020 were only $ 94.9 million, their sales grew exponentially last year to $ 24.9 billion. According to the chart below, NFT sales were $ 11.6 billion in the fourth quarter alone.
However, the statistics announced by data providers are variable and depend on the items sold. Also transactions such as wholesale NFT artwork In “out-of-chain” auctions, they are often not recorded by data.
CryptoSlam, which tracks multiple blockchains, also said total sales of these assets were $ 18.3 billion last year. On the other hand, NonFungible.com, which only tracks Atrium blockchain, announced sales of 2021 $ 15.7 billion.
However, the money spent on NFTs in 2021 is roughly equivalent to the amount donated to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26) to remove coal or the amount raised by the World Bank to buy the corona vaccine. he does.
According to DappRadar, nearly 28.6 million NFT wallets were traded in 2021, a significant increase from 545,000 wallets in 2020. On the other hand, collectible NFTs are the most popular category, followed by useful and artistic options, which have attracted the most attention of those interested in this field.
NonFungible.com also reported that while the most expensive NFT sales were known to be around $ 69.3 million, the usual price range for these assets was between $ 100 and $ 1,000.