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Global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic from January 2014 to September 2017, by month

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Spam: share of global email traffic 2014-2017 The statistics shows the share of global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic as of September 2017, sorted by month. As of the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 59.56 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide. In 2016, the United States accounted for the majority of unsolicited spam e-mails with 12.08 percent of global spam volume. The most common types of spam e-mail were healthcare and dating spam.
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The statistics shows the share of global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic as of September 2017, sorted by month. As of the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 59.56 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide. In 2016, the United States accounted for the majority of unsolicited spam e-mails with 12.08 percent of global spam volume. The most common types of spam e-mail were healthcare and dating spam.
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November 2017
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January 2014 to September 2017

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