2022 United States robocall trends

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Robokiller’s spam call insights gives you an overarching look into robocall trends across the United States.

This month’s spam call risk: HIGH

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How many robocalls are Americans getting?

6.47 billion robocalls in November 2022. That's nearly 24 spam calls for every person in the U.S.!

How bad is the robocall problem? Read Robokiller's 2022 mid-year phone scam report to find out.

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Estimated monthly robocall statistics

1,460,796,416
robocalls per week
1,241,676,954
robocalls during weekdays
219,119,462
robocalls during weekends
208,685,202
robocalls per day
144,920
robocalls per minute
2,415
robocalls per second
$1,500
median money lost per scam
$61,833,647,146
money lost to fraud in 2022
$184,198,396
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Which area codes are receiving the most robocalls?

These are the area codes spam callers targeted the most in November 2022.

Robokiller Code State Spam Calls
1 936 Texas 62,002,858
2 740 Ohio 56,207,703
3 470 Georgia 55,525,656
4 830 Texas 54,808,508
5 956 Texas 52,881,703
6 346 Texas 51,513,662
7 678 Georgia 50,482,923
8 864 South Carolina 49,656,510
9 832 Texas 49,034,270
10 937 Ohio 48,941,818

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Robocall FAQs

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Why do I receive robocalls?
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You may be receiving robocalls because scammers have gotten a hold of your phone number, either because it is publicly available online (like in your social media profile), was exposed during a data breach, or was sold by a third party.

It’s possible you were specifically targeted, but most commonly robocalls are autodialed (autodialing technology allows spam calls to be made to a high volume of almost random numbers).

Your phone number may also be on a list of people who have previously engaged with a robocall or phone scam (scammers often share these lists with each other).

How can I tell if a robocall is a scam?
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The FTC estimates annual losses of $1,200 per phone scam. The second you sign up for our service, you’re protected from more than 500 million known phone scams in our global database. To date, Robokiller has prevented more than $400 million in losses to phone scams.

How can I avoid falling for robocall scams?
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Robokiller offers the most customizable call blocking on the market. Control the level of blocking you want, create custom block/allow lists, pause blocking when you’re expecting an important call, pre-screen safe but unknown numbers, set phone number range blocking to reduce spoofed calls, and more.

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Our Spam Patrol community makes our algorithm even smarter by providing additional feedback about spam calls and helping us identify trending scams. This protects people everywhere (even those who don’t have spam blockers).

Together, we’re solving a real problem for a better future.

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Month labels

12/2021, 01/2022, 02/2022, 03/2022, 04/2022, 05/2022, 06/2022, 07/2022, 08/2022, 09/2022, 10/2022, 11/2022

Calls data

6.28, 6.53, 6.22, 7.55, 6.12, 6.48, 7.26, 6.64, 7.46, 6.08, 6.07, 6.47