**✔ The Bitcoin Transaction Strength is the amount of time to wait before you can be confident a transaction will not be double-spent.**

# Strength

To be 99% confident, you should wait**49 MIN 41 SEC**

# What Does This Mean?

A higher Bitcoin Transaction Strength means you can be more confident that a transaction will not be reversed or invalidated through a double-spend or orphaned blocks.# Current Waiting Times

This table, calculated as of right now, shows the amount of time to wait depending on your appetite for risk.STRENGTH |
TIME TO WAIT |
# OF BLOCKS |

Very Low Value Transactions | 08 MIN 17 SEC | 1 Block |

60% Strength : Low Value Txs | 08 MIN 17 SEC | 1 Blocks |

80% Strength | 16 MIN 34 SEC | 2 Blocks |

95% Strength | 33 MIN 07 SEC | 4 Blocks |

99% Strength : High Value Txs | 49 MIN 41 SEC | 6 Blocks |

**Example:**With a transaction strength of 80%,

***IF***the largest mining pool wanted to be malicious, they would have 20% chance of success after 2 confirmations/blocks.

# Largest Mining Pool

**AntPool**has

**17.06%**of the Bitcoin network hashrate.

# 99% Bitcoin Transaction Strength

To be 99% certain your transaction will not be double-spent, you should wait:**49 MIN 41 SEC**.

# Average Block Time

The average time for block creation is**08 MIN 17 SEC**

CREDIT to @thomaskerin for assisting with the maths. / github source