From the 100 billion of total XRP, 20 billion went to the founders and 30 billion to OpenCoin to fund development. The 50 billion remaining are supposed to be given away to promote Ripple.

Is there any source of information tracking how many XRP have been distributed to the public?

Have any of the funds for development been sold?


this is pretty good article calculating how many XRPs are floating on the market


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    The article estimates that 500 million XRP are in circulation. – David Schwartz May 6 '13 at 6:15

This list is already a 2-3 weeks old but gives you an idea...


It lists the Ripple accounts and their XRP holdings...

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