How Many ETHEREUM Address Will Ever Be Created ? 🤯🤯
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How Many ETHEREUM Address Will Ever Be Created ? 🤯🤯

By Kunal Kishore | Crypto by Ksquare | 1 Oct 2020


How many Ethereum Address will ever exist ?

Well that's an interesting question which has a mind boggling🤯 answer as well, So the total number of ETHEREUM address that will ever come into existence , let get started on our topic.

There are 16 possible character variations in any existing or yet to exist ETHEREUM public addresses And there are 40 hexadecimal characters which are pre-fixed by '0x'. 

For example --> 0x1b5047A8715c7Cf0c8663302CFB512217907C94e <-- This is an ETHEREUM address.

Feel free to airdrop 🚀 some ETHEREUM or other ERC-20 token like BAT, UNI etc on the above address. I won't mind it 😉. Back to the topic. So we have 16 different types of characters and every address has 40 characters in total. 

That leads us to an exponential number of 16^40 possible addresses on ETHEREUM blockchain. So 16^40 gives us the following unimaginable number of total possible ETHEREUM PUBLIC ADDRESSES --->

"1,461,501,637,330,902,918,203,684,832,716,283,019,655,932,542,977 "

Is That for real, that number is huge.

According to MEW Wallet [MY ETHER WALLET ] MEWTOPIA, they have provided some awesome reference for understanding how huge the number exactly is by comparing it to some real world numbers which are also mind blowing 😱  

  • Population on Human Beings on Earth -- 7.8 billion 
  • Grains of sand on Earth -- 7,500,000,000,000,000,000 🤯
  • Stars in Observable universe -- 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
  • Atoms in an average human being body -- 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Isn't those some really astonishing numbers there, I know you didn't knew that before. ✌️✌️ Let's compare how big our number is against these massive numbers above. We know the number of atoms in an average human body is  the biggest number in the above list So --

Even if we generate an ETHEREUM ADDRESS for every atom in your body, there would still be this amount of addresses left to be created.

  " 1,461,501,637,330,902,918,196,684,832,716,283,019,655,932,542,976 "

Woahh 🤯🚀🚀😱😱 that number is still huge isn't it. Yes it is, but let's do one more massive comparison to get understand it even better.

According to the information provided by --  MEW Wallet [MY ETHER WALLET ] MEWTOPIA,

  • The age of the Universe itself is -14,000,000,000 years old [that is 14 billion years].
  • So Even if we generated a hundred new ETHEREUM wallets every second*** since the dawn of time, we wouldn't come close to making even the smallest dent in this massive number of possible ETHEREUM ADDRESSES. 

You would have a better chance of Satoshi Nakamoto knocking at your door than generating the last possible ETHEREUM ADDRESS. 😱🚀😂😂

The point I am trying to make here is that we will never run out of possible ETHEREUM ADDRESS and so is the chance of generating an already active ETHEREUM WALLET.

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CRYPTO BY KSQUARE (KUNAL KISHORE)


Kunal Kishore
Kunal Kishore

I have been in crypto since 2016 when I was in college 2nd year. Just in 2 years I made profits that help me return the complete college fees to my parents and still managed to hold on to some of the profits, now I am a miner, trader investor and develpr.


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