Global spam categories 2017

Most prevalent spam content categories worldwide in 2017

Global spam categories 2017 This statistic presents the most common spam content categories in 2017. That year, healthcare-related spam accounted for 26.6 percent of total spam volume. Dating-related junk mail generated 21.4 percent of spam messages in the same period.
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Most prevalent spam content categories worldwide in 2017

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Share of content
Healthcare26.6%
Malware25.7%
Dating21.4%
Stocks4.6%
Job3.5%
Phishing2.1%
Finance1.9%
Adult1.5%
Products1.4%
Other11.2%
Share of content
Healthcare26.6%
Malware25.7%
Dating21.4%
Stocks4.6%
Job3.5%
Phishing2.1%
Finance1.9%
Adult1.5%
Products1.4%
Other11.2%
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This statistic presents the most common spam content categories in 2017. That year, healthcare-related spam accounted for 26.6 percent of total spam volume. Dating-related junk mail generated 21.4 percent of spam messages in the same period.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Data is based on spam encountered and filtered by Trustwave Secure Email Gateway service in the cloud.
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.
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