How to Calculate Bitcoin Difficulty

In this tutorial, you will learn how to calculate Bitcoin difficulty.

This usually relates to the difficulty of generating a new hash address, also known as mining. This is a variable that the Bitcoin system is using to keep the growth of new Bitcoins on a controllable rate. It started as 1 and changes once in every 2016 calculated blocks. Finding the current difficulty level is quite easy.


Step 1. Open up a browser tab, and go to: Bitcoindifficulty.com
The value written on top is the current difficulty level. The graph shows you previous values if you want to calculate retroactively.

go to bitcoindifficulty.com

the bitcoin graph

Result: Congratulations, you have learned how to calculate bitcoin difficulty.