Poll: How many emails exist worldwide?

Discussion in 'Mail Chat' started by roundabout, Sep 4, 2012.

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The total number of worldwide email accounts is currently...

  1. 900 million

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  2. 1.x billion

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  3. 2.x billion

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  4. 3.x billion

    2 vote(s)
    9.5%
  5. 5.x billion

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. 8.x billion

    14 vote(s)
    66.7%
  1. roundabout

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    I'll post the answer in 48 hours, but for now, take a stab without googling.

    The total number of worldwide email accounts is approx...
     
  2. ThisGuyOverHere

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    Appx 300+ million US valid addys.
    Appx 300+ million Non-US valid addys.

    Just off the top of my head. Am I close?
     
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    The answer... is 3.4 billion. I had documented where I found this in an article but dang it, I can't find it. You'll have to trust me.
     
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    ROFL

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    Damn 3.4!!
     
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    The right answer is infinity because of catch-all accounts, not to mention "+" extensions and other tricks to make one valid account addressed via multiple ways...
     
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