Data Propagation Daily Snapshots

The information exchange in the Bitcoin Network is all but instantaneous. But exactly how fast is information being propagated in the network?

Propagation evolution

The chart below shows the 50th percentile of the inv-messages received by peers, i.e., the plot shows the time since a transaction or block enters the network until a majority of nodes has received and processed it.
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Daily snapshot

Date (Link) Block 50th percentile Block 90th percentile Transaction 50th percentile Transaction 90th percentile
2013/11/22 5.9 seconds 122.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 13.0 seconds
2013/11/23 4.5 seconds 32.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 8.3 seconds
2013/11/24 3.9 seconds 22.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 6.8 seconds
2013/11/25 3.9 seconds 21.8 seconds 1.2 seconds 4.8 seconds
2013/11/26 4.9 seconds 26.1 seconds 1.2 seconds 4.0 seconds
2013/11/27 5.1 seconds 25.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 4.2 seconds
2013/11/28 5.1 seconds 22.4 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.7 seconds
2013/11/29 6.0 seconds 35.0 seconds 1.7 seconds 6.5 seconds
2013/11/30 5.7 seconds 119.9 seconds 1.8 seconds 8.8 seconds
2013/12/01 6.3 seconds 121.0 seconds 1.8 seconds 14.6 seconds
2013/12/03 5.7 seconds 121.2 seconds 1.7 seconds 6.6 seconds
2013/12/04 5.4 seconds 34.86 seconds 1.6 seconds 4.9 seconds
2013/12/05 6.2 seconds 41.0 seconds 1.5 seconds 5.7 seconds
2013/12/06 4.4 seconds 62.9 seconds 1.5 seconds 6.0 seconds
2013/12/08 3.4 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.5 seconds 4.0 seconds
2013/12/09 5.1 seconds 122.1 seconds 1.6 seconds 119.0 seconds
2013/12/10 4.9 seconds 121.5 seconds 1.6 seconds 112.6 seconds
2013/12/12 4.5 seconds 121.2 seconds 1.7 seconds 119.3 seconds
2013/12/13 4.3 seconds 121.6 seconds 1.7 seconds 96.3 seconds
2013/12/14 4.5 seconds 16.8 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.0 seconds
2013/12/15 4.4 seconds 13.4 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.5 seconds
2013/12/16 4.3 seconds 13.1 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
2013/12/17 3.9 seconds 12.3 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/18 4.7 seconds 14.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/20 4.5 seconds 13.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2013/12/21 4.6 seconds 13.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/22 4.0 seconds 12.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/23 4.2 seconds 12.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2013/12/24 4.1 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/25 4.1 seconds 13.1 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2013/12/26 4.0 seconds 12.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/27 3.7 seconds 11.3 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2013/12/28 4.2 seconds 13.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/29 4.1 seconds 13.6 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2013/12/30 4.2 seconds 13.1 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.0 seconds
2013/12/31 3.6 seconds 11.4 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/01/01 2.9 seconds 9.1 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/01/02 5.0 seconds 18.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/01/03 4.9 seconds 15.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/01/04 4.5 seconds 15.7 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/01/05 4.1 seconds 13.3 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/01/06 5.2 seconds 14.9 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/01/07 3.9 seconds 11.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/01/08 4.2 seconds 13.4 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/01/09 4.0 seconds 12.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/01/10 4.2 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/01/11 4.1 seconds 13.3 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.4 seconds
2014/01/12 3.8 seconds 12.2 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.5 seconds
2014/01/13 4.0 seconds 14.7 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/01/14 4.3 seconds 15.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/01/15 4.0 seconds 14.9 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/01/16 4.0 seconds 18.1 seconds 1.5 seconds 3.7 seconds
2014/01/17 4.7 seconds 22.6 seconds 1.5 seconds 3.7 seconds
2014/01/18 4.2 seconds 120.9 seconds 1.6 seconds 5.9 seconds
2014/01/19 4.0 seconds 120.8 seconds 1.7 seconds 8.8 seconds
2014/01/20 4.9 seconds 121.3 seconds 1.6 seconds 18.0 seconds
2014/01/21 5.7 seconds 122.0 seconds 1.7 seconds 44.0 seconds
2014/01/22 5.3 seconds 123.0 seconds 1.6 seconds 120.1 seconds
2014/01/23 5.9 seconds 123.9 seconds 1.6 seconds 120.3 seconds
2014/01/24 5.2 seconds 123.3 seconds 1.6 seconds 120.3 seconds
2014/01/25 5.1 seconds 122.8 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.1 seconds
2014/01/26 5.4 seconds 122.5 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.0 seconds
2014/01/27 5.1 seconds 121.5 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.0 seconds
2014/01/28 6.0 seconds 122.3 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.4 seconds
2014/01/29 6.1 seconds 123.5 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.5 seconds
2014/01/30 5.5 seconds 122.5 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.4 seconds
2014/01/31 4.8 seconds 121.6 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.4 seconds
2014/02/01 4.5 seconds 122.3 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.6 seconds
2014/02/02 4.7 seconds 122.2 seconds 1.8 seconds 120.5 seconds
2014/02/03 4.9 seconds 121.6 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.4 seconds
2014/02/04 5.2 seconds 43.0 seconds 1.7 seconds 120.1 seconds
2014/02/05 5.1 seconds 39.5 seconds 1.6 seconds 9.8 seconds
2014/02/06 4.6 seconds 17.9 seconds 1.5 seconds 3.8 seconds
2014/02/07 5.1 seconds 19.7 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/02/08 4.8 seconds 121.3 seconds 1.6 seconds 8.5 seconds
2014/02/09 5.4 seconds 121.5 seconds 1.7 seconds 9.2 seconds
2014/02/10 4.5 seconds 14.4 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/02/11 4.2 seconds 13.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/02/12 5.0 seconds 18.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/02/13 4.4 seconds 15.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/02/14 4.8 seconds 16.2 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/02/15 4.4 seconds 15.1 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/02/16 3.9 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/02/17 5.0 seconds 17.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/02/18 5.2 seconds 17.4 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/02/19 4.7 seconds 15.6 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/02/20 5.1 seconds 16.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/02/21 5.7 seconds 18.4 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/02/22 4.2 seconds 13.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/02/23 4.8 seconds 15.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/02/24 4.8 seconds 15.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/02/25 5.7 seconds 18.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/02/26 5.0 seconds 16.6 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/02/27 4.6 seconds 15.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/02/28 4.4 seconds 16.1 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/03/01 4.9 seconds 17.2 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/03/02 4.9 seconds 16.3 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/03/03 6.5 seconds 23.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/03/04 6.5 seconds 21.5 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/03/05 5.4 seconds 18.4 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/03/06 4.9 seconds 15.7 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/03/07 4.4 seconds 15.1 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/03/08 3.9 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/03/09 4.4 seconds 14.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/03/10 5.5 seconds 19.2 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/03/11 5.5 seconds 18.7 seconds 1.3 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/03/12 5.0 seconds 18.0 seconds 1.1 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/03/13 5.1 seconds 18.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/03/14 6.6 seconds 21.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/03/16 4.1 seconds 13.2 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/03/18 4.1 seconds 12.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/03/19 4.6 seconds 15.3 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/03/21 4.3 seconds 15.8 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/03/22 3.9 seconds 14.8 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/03/23 3.2 seconds 11.5 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/03/24 3.3 seconds 13.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/03/25 3.4 seconds 14.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.4 seconds
2014/03/27 5.3 seconds 120.0 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/03/28 5.1 seconds 122.0 seconds 1.1 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/03/29 4.6 seconds 121.7 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/03/31 3.8 seconds 12.6 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/04/01 3.3 seconds 12.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.4 seconds
2014/04/02 4.0 seconds 13.6 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/04/03 3.7 seconds 12.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/04/04 4.0 seconds 13.7 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/04/05 4.1 seconds 13.4 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/04/06 4.4 seconds 14.8 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/04/07 4.5 seconds 15.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/04/08 5.2 seconds 17.4 seconds 1.3 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/04/09 4.8 seconds 17.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/04/10 4.7 seconds 17.7 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.9 seconds
2014/04/11 4.9 seconds 17.3 seconds 1.5 seconds 4.4 seconds
2014/04/12 3.7 seconds 12.6 seconds 1.5 seconds 5.3 seconds
2014/04/13 3.3 seconds 11.0 seconds 1.5 seconds 4.6 seconds
2014/04/14 4.5 seconds 14.5 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.5 seconds
2014/04/15 4.9 seconds 16.0 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/04/16 5.8 seconds 18.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.4 seconds
2014/04/17 4.7 seconds 15.5 seconds 1.5 seconds 3.9 seconds
2014/04/18 4.1 seconds 14.5 seconds 1.5 seconds 4.8 seconds
2014/04/19 4.1 seconds 14.3 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.6 seconds
2014/04/20 3.7 seconds 13.1 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.3 seconds
2014/04/21 3.9 seconds 13.3 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.2 seconds
2014/04/22 5.2 seconds 19.0 seconds 1.4 seconds 4.3 seconds
2014/04/23 4.6 seconds 16.6 seconds 1.4 seconds 3.8 seconds
2014/04/24 4.6 seconds 19.1 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.4 seconds
2014/04/25 3.9 seconds 14.9 seconds 1.2 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/04/26 3.3 seconds 11.6 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.9 seconds
2014/04/27 3.3 seconds 11.3 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.7 seconds
2014/04/28 3.7 seconds 12.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.4 seconds
2014/04/29 4.2 seconds 14.3 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/04/30 4.3 seconds 15.2 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/05/01 3.7 seconds 12.9 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/05/02 3.6 seconds 12.3 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
2014/05/03 4.0 seconds 12.5 seconds 1.2 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/05/04 3.9 seconds 12.6 seconds 1.2 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/05/05 5.2 seconds 17.5 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/06 3.8 seconds 13.0 seconds 1.2 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/05/07 4.4 seconds 14.9 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/05/08 4.0 seconds 12.8 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/09 3.8 seconds 12.7 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/10 3.3 seconds 11.1 seconds 1.2 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/05/11 3.6 seconds 12.6 seconds 1.3 seconds 3.6 seconds
2014/05/12 4.4 seconds 14.9 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/13 4.0 seconds 13.6 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/14 4.2 seconds 14.4 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/05/15 3.9 seconds 13.4 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/16 3.4 seconds 11.3 seconds 1.2 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/05/19 3.6 seconds 12.8 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.4 seconds
2014/05/20 3.6 seconds 13.5 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/05/21 3.8 seconds 12.6 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/05/22 3.8 seconds 11.7 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/05/23 3.9 seconds 12.9 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/05/24 3.1 seconds 10.2 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/05/25 3.7 seconds 10.9 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/05/26 3.5 seconds 10.2 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/05/27 4.1 seconds 14.4 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/05/28 3.3 seconds 11.2 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.7 seconds
2014/05/29 3.8 seconds 11.0 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/05/30 3.0 seconds 9.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/05/31 3.2 seconds 9.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/01 3.2 seconds 9.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/02 3.1 seconds 9.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.9 seconds
2014/06/03 3.4 seconds 10.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.7 seconds
2014/06/04 3.0 seconds 9.2 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/06/05 3.8 seconds 10.4 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.7 seconds
2014/06/06 3.8 seconds 10.7 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/06/07 3.1 seconds 9.3 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/08 3.2 seconds 10.2 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/09 3.4 seconds 10.8 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.1 seconds
2014/06/10 3.3 seconds 10.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.8 seconds
2014/06/11 3.2 seconds 10.0 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.9 seconds
2014/06/12 3.3 seconds 9.4 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.9 seconds
2014/06/13 3.3 seconds 10.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 1.9 seconds
2014/06/14 2.6 seconds 8.4 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/15 2.8 seconds 9.8 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.4 seconds
2014/06/16 3.1 seconds 10.1 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/17 3.1 seconds 9.9 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.3 seconds
2014/06/18 3.3 seconds 10.5 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.2 seconds
2014/06/19 3.5 seconds 12.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/20 2.9 seconds 8.9 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.4 seconds
2014/06/21 2.6 seconds 9.1 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/06/22 2.8 seconds 10.3 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/06/23 2.9 seconds 12.6 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/24 2.9 seconds 11.3 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/25 3.2 seconds 12.0 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/26 3.3 seconds 12.13 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/27 2.9 seconds 10.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/06/28 2.8 seconds 10.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/06/29 2.8 seconds 11.4 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/06/30 4.1 seconds 15.1 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.5 seconds
2014/07/01 4.6 seconds 16.7 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/07/02 3.9 seconds 14.9 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/07/03 3.8 seconds 14.4 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.6 seconds
2014/07/04 3.0 seconds 11.6 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/07/05 2.8 seconds 11.8 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/07/06 3.1 seconds 12.9 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/07/07 3.6 seconds 15.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/07/08 4.2 seconds 17.5 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/07/09 3.8 seconds 15.2 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/07/10 3.8 seconds 15.6 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/07/11 3.5 seconds 14.1 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/07/12 3.0 seconds 11.2 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/07/13 3.1 seconds 12.9 seconds 1.0 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/07/14 3.7 seconds 14.9 seconds 0.8 seconds 2.7 seconds
2014/07/15 3.7 seconds 14.8 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.9 seconds
2014/07/16 3.4 seconds 17.5 seconds 0.9 seconds 3.5 seconds
2014/07/17 2.9 seconds 11.6 seconds 0.9 seconds 2.8 seconds
2014/07/18 3.3 seconds 18.0 seconds 1.0 seconds 4.3 seconds
2014/07/19 2.8 seconds 11.5 seconds 1.0 seconds 3.3 seconds
2014/07/20 2.9 seconds 11.5 seconds 1.0 seconds 3.0 seconds
2014/07/21 3.2 seconds 13.8 seconds 1.0 seconds 3.1 seconds
2014/07/22 3.5 seconds 14.1 seconds 1.0 seconds 3.1 seconds