# Velocity

Velocity is a measure of how quickly units of currency are circulating in the network.

Velocity is a measure of how quickly units are circulating in the network, and is calculated by dividing the on-chain transaction volume (in USD) by the market cap (i.e. the inverse of the NVT Ratio).

Velocity is calculated by dividing the on-chain transaction volume (in USD) by the market cap (i.e. the inverse of the NVT Ratio)

$\textrm{Velocity} = \frac{1}{\textrm{NVT Ratio}} = \frac{ \textrm{Transaction Volume}~{\color{gray}{[\textrm{USD}]}} }{ \textrm{Market Cap}~{\color{gray}{[\textrm{USD}]}} }$

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