Percentage of bot traffic as share of total online traffic from 2012 to 2016

Global bot traffic share 2012-2016 This statistic shows the percentage of bot traffic as share of total online traffic. In 2016, bots accounted for 51.8 percent of online traffic. That year good bots accounted for 22.9 percent of traffic and bad bots accounted for 28.9 percent.
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HumansTotal bots
201249%51%
201338.5%61.5%
201444%56%
201553%47%
201648.2%51.8%
HumansTotal bots
201249%51%
201338.5%61.5%
201444%56%
201553%47%
201648.2%51.8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of bot traffic as share of total online traffic. In 2016, bots accounted for 51.8 percent of online traffic. That year good bots accounted for 22.9 percent of traffic and bad bots accounted for 28.9 percent.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2012 to 2016
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data based on 16.7+ billion visits to 100,000 randomly-selected domains on the Incapsula network
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