Sophos revealed the top ten countries relaying the most spam per capita. The top three spam-relaying countries – the United States, Russia and China – which accounted for 33.8 percent of all spam in Q4 2007, are notably absent from the chart.
The following shows the top ten countries based on spam emitted per capita:
1. The Pitcairn Islands
5. Faroe Islands
8. Falkland Islands
When the top three spam-relaying countries are considered in terms of population, the United States is in 64th position, Russia in 45th, and China plummets to 132nd.
The changing positions of other top spam-relaying countries when looking at them from a spam-per-person perspective are as follows:
- The United Kingdom drops from 9th to 50th
- Canada drops from 26th to 89th
- Japan drops from 32nd to 136th
- Australia drops from 33rd to 85th