YouMail has stopped over 1 billion robocalls from ever being made — and counting.

The YouMail Robocall Index™ estimates monthly robocall volume in the US, as well as in various regions, and highlights the worst offenders. The index works by extrapolating the data collected from the many tens of millions of calls made each month to YouMail users.

Measure the Problem



2.6 billion robocalls were placed nationwide in May 2017,
equaling roughly 8.1 calls per person affected.

Top 20 Robocallers Nationwide in May 2017 (by volume)



Updated 6/1/2017


Robocaller Est. National Calls Place of Origin Suspected Type of Call
800-955-6600 30,815,000 Toll Free Credit Card Debt Collection
844-349-6203 15,235,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
800-388-2200 14,635,000 Toll Free Debt Collection Scam
877-647-8552 11,148,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
800-266-2278 11,115,000 Toll Free Cable Company Debt Collection
888-272-5543 10,831,500 Toll Free Student Loan Collection
888-222-4227 10,593,500 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
469-914-7211 10,115,500 Dallas, TX Retail Debt Collection
800-892-2253 9,510,000 Toll Free Cable Company
855-593-3663 8,662,000 Toll Free Medical Debt Collection
800-942-3767 8,513,000 Toll Free Job Availability Call
800-875-5164 7,580,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
844-213-7850 6,827,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
844-349-6207 6,180,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
866-408-4070 5,835,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
800-947-5096 5,676,500 Toll Free Phone Company Debt Collection
844-891-0615 5,632,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
847-426-9203 5,464,000 Chicago, IL Bank Debt Collection
866-419-9370 5,375,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
262-704-9780 5,348,000 Milwaukee, WI Retail Debt Collection

Top 20 Affected Area Codes Nationwide in May 2017
(by volume)



Updated 6/1/2017


Area Code City State Est. Calls Received % Change MOM
404 Atlanta GA 52,210,000 5
832 Houston TX 44,923,000 6
214 Dallas TX 38,888,500 9
678 Atlanta GA 37,161,000 7
954 Miami FL 29,672,000 9
917 New York NY 28,745,000 -2
347 New York NY 28,702,000 10
773 Chicago IL 27,737,500 1
205 Birmingham AL 24,677,000 3
704 Charlotte NC 24,620,000 9
817 Dallas TX 24,591,000 6
281 Houston TX 24,570,000 3
310 Los Angeles CA 24,306,500 2
901 Memphis TN 24,242,000 7
770 Atlanta GA 23,978,000 9
713 Houston TX 23,177,000 9
305 Miami FL 23,082,000 9
210 San Antonio TX 23,049,000 16
225 Baton Rouge LA 22,955,500 11
407 Orlando FL 22,670,000 9

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YouMail provides the YouMail Robocall Index, which estimates and tracks the size of the robocall problem in the US. And YouMail's solution is well known too:

Every Telecom Service Can Now Stop Robocalls



The same API YouMail users to reliably identify and block robocalls is now available to protect everyone. It's just one simple API call to determine whether a caller is a problem.


Single String to YouMail's server
                        
Telco Sends a Number Calling in:
curl 'https://dataapi.youmail.com/api/v2/phone/9991002000?format=json'
Virtually instantaneous response to telco company letting them know if the caller has been identified as a robo/spam, allowing the telco to block the call before the recipient is bothered.
                        
YouMail Responds Instantly with Spam/Robo Flag:
{"statusCode":10000,"recordFound":true,"phoneNumber:"9991002000","spamRisk":{"level":1,"reasonLabel":"SPAM_OTHER","reasonCode":5999,"reasonMessage":"This caller has been determined to be a spammer."},"timestamp":"2016-10-05T00:55:50.526Z"}

A simple API call allows anyone to determine if a number is definitely spam, likely spam, or not spam. The results are drawn directly from our intelligent algorithms that combine call patterns and crowdsourced spam data.

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