Global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2018
Spam: share of global email traffic 2007-2018
The statistic shows the share of global spam as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2018. In the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 45.3 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide, down from 59.8 percent in 2016.
Global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2018
Percentage of email traffic
200788.5%
200892.6%
200988.1%
201084.9%
201177%
201275.2%
201369.2%
201459.7%
201554.1%
201659.8%
201739.2%
201845.3%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Data is based on spam encountered and filtered by Trustwave Secure Email Gateway service in the cloud.

Spam: share of global email traffic 2007-2018
The statistic shows the share of global spam as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2018. In the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 45.3 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide, down from 59.8 percent in 2016.
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