CC lists my "Active Contacts" count as 63707.
My primary email list has a higher count of 63910.
How is this possible? Presumably when a contact unsubcribes or is deleted by me, the contact is removed from all lists. I am segmenting contacts into different lists and trying to ensure that each contact only appears in one list. That is difficult to determine since these counts do not match.
Update: There are definitely unsubscribed contacts in my custom lists.
I'm sorry about the issue you're experiencing. Unsubscribed contacts should not be showing on Email lists.
Separate from the unsubscribed contacts, was the Active Contacts and your primary list showing the discrepancy after you deleted a bunch of contacts? Sometimes there is a delay in the Active Contact number reflecting the accurate number of contacts.
If you could reach out to us at social_support(at)constantcontact(dot)com with your username, the name of your primary list, examples of contacts who are supposed to be unsubscribed that are showing up on your lists and a reference to this post so we can investigate the issue.