Binance Revenue and Usage Statistics (2024)

David Curry

Updated: January 11, 2024

Binance is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, responsible for $7.7 trillion crypto exchange volume in 2021. It was founded in 2017 by Changpeng Zhao, who previously worked for and as CTO of OKCoin.

Launched in Hong Kong, it quickly became one of the leading exchanges, but from the get-go faced increasingly restrictive regulations which forced it to migrate servers and headquarters to Malta.

Binance has one of the widest selections of alt-coins available on its exchange and even launched its own coin, Binance Coin. It has also launched several security tools aimed at improving trust in crypto, these include Binance Smart Chain, which utilises a proof of staked authority to ensure that a transaction is validated.

Binance reputation has been hit hard by investigations in the US and UK into money laundering and tax offenses. Several banks have banned its customers from sending money to Binance. Similar bans are in effect in China, Japan and Thailand.

In 2023, Binance founder Changpeng Zhao pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering in the US and Binance was forced to pay $4.3 billion in penalties and forfeitures. Zhao stepped down as CEO following the charges, and Richard Teng took over as CEO.

Even with all of the issues, Binance continues to be the largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, even surpassing Coinbase which has more active users.

We have collected data and statistics on Binance. Read on below to find out more.

Binance Key Statistics

  • Binance made $12 billion revenue in 2022, a decline of 40% on the year prior
  • We estimate that Binance had 31 million funded accounts as of October 2022
  • Binance annual spot trading declined by 44% in 2022
  • Its peak 24 hour trading volume is $94 billion

Binance Overview

TitleTitle 2
Launch date3 September 2017
PeopleChangpeng Zhao (founder), Richard Teng (CEO)
Business typePrivate

Binance Revenue

Binance generated $12 billion revenue in 2022, a 40% year-on-year decrease.

Binance annual revenue 2020 to 2022 ($bn)

YearRevenue ($bn)

Source: Bloomberg

Binance Profit

Binance last reported a profit of between $800 million to $1 billion in 2020. It has not published figures since.

Binance annual net income 2017 to 2020 ($mm)

YearNet income ($mm)

Sources: Company data, The Information

Binance Users

Institutional investors are responsible for most of the trading volume on Binance. Even so, there was a small amount of individual investor growth in 2022.

Binance annual users 2017 to 2022 (mm)

YearUsers (mm)

Sources: Company data, The Information

Binance Peak Trading Volume

Binance 24 hour trading volume peaked at $94 billion in 2022.

Binance peak 24 hour trading volume 2017 to 2022 ($bn)

YearPeak trading volume ($bn)

Source: CoinMarketCap

Binance Annual Crypto Exchange Volume

$5.2 trillion was traded on Binance in 2022, a decline of 44% on the previous year.

Binance annual crypto exchange volume 2017 to 2022 ($bn)

YearAnnual exchange volume ($bn)

Sources: Cryptocompare, The Block Crypto 

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Binance FAQ

What percentage of Binance users are hobbyists?

According to Binance Research, only 48% of users are hobbyists. 15% of respondents to a survey said it was their main source of income

How many Binance users own Bitcoin?

65% of Binance users own Bitcoin, with most allocating 1-20% of their crypto portfolio to it

What are the demographics on Binance?

Over 90% of users are male and the average age is 35 years old

What is the market cap of Binance Coin?

Binance Coin has a market cap of $70 billion as of October 2021. 168 million coins are currently in circulation

How many coins are available on Binance?

There are 337 coins available as of October 2021

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