With more than 11 million registered numbers, the Do Not Call Register is a popular service among Australians. The following statistics show the levels of use among consumers and industry.
At 30 June 2019, 11.84 million numbers were registered. This comprised 5.77 million fixed-line numbers, 5.65 million mobile numbers and 416,000 fax numbers. In 2018-19, 389,000 fixed-line, mobile and fax numbers were added to the register.
Figure 1 Numbers registered on the Do Not Call Register (millions)
Numbers checked against the register by marketers
During 2018-19, telemarketers and fax marketers submitted over 690 million numbers for checking against the register (to ensure that they do not contact numbers on the register).
Figure 2 Numbers submitted for checking against the Do Not Call Register (billions)