Robocalls Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

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Here are a few of the most interesting robocalls statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

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Please note that there are no official robocall totals and each of the numbers listed below are industry estimates. Each stat is linked to its source so you can find additional details and context.

Robocalls Statistics and Facts

Number of robo-calls in the US in 2018:

26 billion

Number of robo-calls in the US in 2017:

18 billion

Number of robocalls in the first 3 months of 2019:

15.3 billion

Average number of monthly robocalls:

5 billion

Last updated 4/24/19

Average number of monthly robocalls per phone owner:


Last updated 4/24/19

Number of FTC complaints for robocalls in 2017:

4.5 million

Two telemarketers were fined a record $225 million in 2020 for spoofing 1 billion robocalls over four and a half months.