Robocalls Statistics, History and Facts (2021)

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

robocalls statistics and facts

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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.


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Robocalls stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.