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Developing countries like the metaverse but rich countries don’t

This is the result of a survey about the level of excitement about the metaverse by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Accordingly, a survey conducted by WEF shows that people in developing countries are interested in new technologies such as virtual space (metaverse), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) than people in high-income countries.

Survey results of more than 21,000 adults in 29 countries show that, 52% of them are familiar with the concept of the metaverse. 50% of respondents have positive feelings about the applicability of the metaverse in daily life.

Notably, China, India, Saudi Arabia and Colombia are the countries most interested in the metaverse. About two-thirds of people surveyed in these countries feel positive when it comes to virtual universes.

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The extent to which people feel positive when it comes to the metaverse in some countries around the world.

China is currently the country where people are most interested in the application of the metaverse (78% of people surveyed). In second place after China is India with 75%.

In particular, the countries with the lowest percentage of people interested in the metaverse (under 30% of those surveyed) are the countries where the people there have the highest income.

Specifically, only 22% of respondents in Japan said that they feel positive when it comes to the metaverse. The following countries are the UK (26%), Belgium (30%), Canada (30%), France (31%), and Germany (31%).

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The virtual universe or metaverse is considered to be the point of technology convergence and opening up a new world for Internet users.

When asked about which areas of the virtual universe will have the most impact on life, people in developing countries such as South Africa, China and India said that the metaverse will change the learning and solving environment. intelligence, application to remote surgery and digitalization of society.

On the contrary, not many people in countries with aging populations such as Japan, Belgium or France agree that the metaverse will have a significant impact on their lives.

In fact, people in developing countries are also the target group that enthusiastically respond to new technologies such as cryptocurrency or Blockchain.

Even in a report conducted by the Gemini exchange, half of the respondents in India, Brazil and the Asia-Pacific region said they have owned their first cryptocurrency in a while. year 2021.

Inflation and currency devaluation are the main drivers of cryptocurrency adoption in developing countries. In countries with a higher standard of living, people have less to worry about than inflation, and their need to own cryptocurrencies is therefore less visible.

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