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Cardano (ADA) Staking FAQ

Brief overview

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Cardano?

Cardano is a third generation blockchain based on fundamental research with a goal to provide a highly scalable smart-contract platform for financial and social decentralized applications.

What is the Cardano staking APR?

Please visit consolidated Rewards and Fees page to check latest APR and Fees of ADA. Your real APR might differ due to the strategy you choose to follow.

How often are Cardano staking rewards distributed?

Cardano staking rewards are distributed approximately every 5 days.

Is there a Cardano unstaking period?

There is no unstaking period in the Cardano network and your tokens will be transferable immediately upon unstaking.

Is there a slashing risk for Cardano validators?

There is no slashing risk for delegators.

Is there a minimum staking amount for Cardano?

There is no minimum staking amount for ADA staking with P2P Validator.

Do Cardano staking rewards compound?

Yes, Cardano staking rewards are compounded automatically.

What is the Cardano inflation rate?

The Cardano inflation rate is approximately 7% per year.

For more information on staking Cardano (ADA) with and our special offer for large ADA delegations, visit

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Cardano support center.

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