BALTIMORE (WJZ) — They’re annoying, and Marylanders have received a lot of them.

Last year, more than 45 billion robocalls were estimated to have been placed in the U.S. with the average person receiving around 12 per month.

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Maryland was among the states hit hardest by robocalls, according to data.

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The website whistleOut analyzed data from “do not call” complaints registered by the FTC. It turns out, Maryland was fourth on the list for most robocalls.

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Arizona came in first, while Alaska was at the bottom of the list.

CBS Baltimore Staff