With more than 10 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 2016, 10.65 million numbers were registered. This comprised 5.56 million fixed-line numbers, 4.65 million mobile numbers and 430,000 fax numbers. In 2015–16, 387,000 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 2015–16, 1,022 telemarketers and fax marketers submitted over 1 billion 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)