The Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin (BTC) Development Fund announced that it spent $325,000 in total to support 12 different developers.
Meanwhile, Furszy was given the highest amount for his work on Bitcoin Core, which mainly addressed stability, security, and performance problems.
Remaining ten developers
In addition to Naumenko and Furszy, the Foundation awarded ten more developers.
A recent report from Nov. 24 revealed that 14,197 unique developers contribute to Bitcoin, and their number grows by 5 to 20 people every month.
Bitcoin developers are divided into two categories: those who contribute to the Bitcoin Core and those who work on the overall Bitcoin ecosystem.
According to the report, 13,057 out of the total number contribute to the broader ecosystem. The average monthly number of active unique developers for this category ranges between 600 to 1,000.
Meanwhile, there are 1,140 unique developers who contribute to the Bitcoin Core, and their average monthly number of active unique developers varies between 40 to 60.
When it comes to demographics, the report reveals that the majority of these developers are located in the U.S., with 35.1%. Germany and Netherlands follow as second and third by hosting 13.3% and 89% of developers, respectively.