Since 9th November 2021, Transaction fees on the Ethereum network have been cut by more than half the rate they were on that day. At the time, the average fee to move ethereum was $62.84 per transfer and since then, the fees have dropped 62.85% to $23.34 per transaction.
Just over a month ago, it was a lot more expensive to transfer ethereum (ETH) onchain, let alone move an ERC20 token, swap tokens, or interact with a smart contract. On 25th December, metrics show the average fee spent on the Ethereum network is $22.80 or 0.0056 ether per transaction.
The day prior it was $23.34 per transaction, which is 62.85% lower than the fees recorded on November 9. A 62% savings per data transfer cost is considerable and the median ether fee is even cheaper. Statistics from bitinfocharts.com indicate that on November 9, the median ether fee was $34.28 per transaction and today, the fee is 0.0032 ETH or $12.99.
The decrease in median fees size was also more than 62% less than the metrics recorded for median ether fees 46 days ago. Data transfer fees are even lower looking at the recorded median-sized fee by l2fees.info statistics. On Saturday, the fee to transact with ethereum is $6.78 per transaction but to move a token will cost $15.49 per transfer.