• Spam Statistics 2006

    by TopTenReviews Contributor

    The statistics below are current as of 2006, but Spam statistics are quickly outdated. These statistics were derived from a number of different reputable sources including: Google, Brightmail, Jupiter Research, eMarketer, Gartner, MailShell, Harris Interactive, and Ferris Research.

    Spam Statistics
     
    Email considered Spam 40% of all email
    Daily Spam emails sent 12.4 billion
    Daily Spam received per person 6
    Annual Spam received per person 2,200
    Spam cost to all non-corp Internet users $255 million
    Spam cost to all U.S. Corporations in 2002 $8.9 billion
    States with Anti-Spam Laws 26
    Email address changes due to Spam 16%
    Estimated Spam increase by 2007 63%
    Annual Spam in 1,000 employee company 2.1 million
    Users who reply to Spam email 28%
    Users who purchased from Spam email 8%
    Corporate email that is considered Spam 15-20%
    Wasted corporate time per Spam email 4-5 seconds

    Type of Spam Categories (% of total Spam)
     
    Products 25%
    Financial 20%
    Adult 19%
    Scams 9%
    Health 7%
    Internet 7%
    Leisure 6%
    Spiritual 4%
    Other 3%
    Email Statistics
     
    Daily emails sent 31 billion
    Daily emails sent per email address 56
    Daily emails sent per person 174
    Daily emails sent per coporate user 34
    Daily emails received per person 10
    Email addresses per person 3.1 average
    Cost to all Internet users $255 million
    Most Annoying
     
    Pornography 91%
    Mortgage and Loans 78%
    Investments 68%
    Real Estate 61%
    Software 41%
    Internet 7%
    Leisure 6%
    Spiritual 4%
    Other 3%
    Email Pornography Statistics
     
    Daily porn emails sent 2.5 billion
    Daily porn emails sent per person 4.5
     

    As you can probably see from reading the above statistics, it is important to have a complete Spam safety program in place consisting of an Spam filters.

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