Frequency of encountering scams among U.S. adults 2023, by age

Frequency of receiving scam texts, e-mails, and calls among adults in the United States as of March 2023, by age group

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Release date

March 2023

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2023

Number of respondents

36,435 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "How often would you say that you receive scam texts, emails, or calls from scammers purporting to be someone they are not?"

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