Global spam volume as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2017

Spam: share of global email traffic 2007-2017 The statistic shows the share of global spam as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2017. In the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 39.2 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide, the lowest share every and down from 59.8 percent in 2016.
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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%
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%
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The statistic shows the share of global spam as percentage of total e-mail traffic from 2007 to 2017. In the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 39.2 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide, the lowest share every and down from 59.8 percent in 2016.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2007 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Data is based on spam encountered and filtered by Trustwave Secure Email Gateway service in the cloud.

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