FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
What is BitcoinAverage?
It's an open source project designed to provide weighted average bitcoin price calculation.
It utilises all exchanges where price and volume data is available.
How exactly the price is calculated?
Price is a weighted average. Meaning that for every exchange the last trade price and last 24h trading
volume is taken, each exchange contributes to the final price only to the extent of it's current trading volume.
For a more detailed arithmetics explanation check here.
What is global average?
Global average is a weighted average price across weighted average prices of all currencies markets
represented on BitcoinAverage.
More details on our explanation page.
Who owns and controls this service?
BitcoinAverage.com is an opensource project, meaning that anybody willing to take over the maintenance
and development may participate in it, in consensus with other developers.
You can view list of contributors and participate yourself
Right now it's managed and developed by a team of two, the lead developer of the project is
Who uses BitcoinAverage.com?
How to contact the team?
You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also you can tweet us at
twitter.com/BitcoinAverage, comment on our thread at
bitcointalk.org or get in touch via
I want to add new exchange, report a bug or propose a feature. How do I do that?
Let us know via means proposed above.
How to use API and integrate with BitcoinAverage?
Here is the API manual, also feel free to contact us with any technical questions you have about it.
Where can I find BitcoinAverage's source code?
Our repository is public and can be found on