BTC mining difficulty

Bitcoin (BTC) Mining Difficulty Reaches Lifetime High

2 min readOct 26, 2022


On October 24, Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate and mining difficulty hit new all-time highs. According to the chart, the BTC hashrate reached 258.68 exahashes per second (EH/s) while the recorded difficulty was 36.84 trillion, a 3.44% increase from the previously recorded figure.

The network’s growing mining difficulty and hashrate suggest that miners’ interest in the Bitcoin platform has not waned, even though the price of BTC has now jumped to $19,000.

Bitcoin (BTC) difficulty chart signifies resistance

Bitcoin mining difficulty represents how much time does it take to solve a cryptographic puzzle, in other words — to find the correct hash for a block. Mining difficulty changes over time, which means it can decrease or increase depending on various factors. statistics


Over the last two weeks, mining difficulty for Bitcoin rose up to 16.99%. This happened due to a block height of 760,032, which is the highest record for the Bitcoin network.

Bitcoin (BTC) miners remain positive about the network’s future

Despite the price volatility, Bitcoin remains well-received by many global cryptocurrency experts, with some predicting that the network may grow further.

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