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European Competition Network

Statistics

1. Aggregate figures on antitrust cases
2. More detailed figures on antitrust cases
3. Statistics by type of suspected infringement



1. Aggregate figures on antitrust cases

NB: Due to a change of application the calculation method has been changed and a few numbers could be slightly different than before.  


  Total Year 2004 Total Year 2005 Total Year 2006 Total year 2007 Total year 2008 Total year 2009 Total year 2010 Total Year 2011 Total Year 2012 Total Year 2013 Total Year 2014 Total Year 2015 Total
Year
2016
Total Year 2017
Total number of case investigations of which the Network has been informed 1) 301 203 165 150 159 150 169 163 110 120 196 179 145 151
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 23 43 18 29
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 104 115 173 136 127 122
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs during the period indicated 2) 32 76 64 72 60 70 94 82 85 48 101 94 77 80

1) Case investigations started whether by a National Competition Authority (NCA) or by the Commission.
2) Cases having reached the envisaged decision stage; only submissions from the NCAs under Article 11(4) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 101 and 102 TFEU.

   


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2. More detailed figures on antitrust cases

1st May 2004 – 31st December 2017

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 2361
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 1031

Cases per Member State:
   
Member State New Cases Envisaged Decision
- 11 (4)
Envisage Decision    - 11 (5) Closed Cases Total
Austria 114 36   100 250
Belgium 67 18 1 23 109
Bulgaria 25 8   15 48
Croatia 6 2   4 12
Cyprus 22 7   10 39
Czech Republic 28 15   6 49
Denmark 86 58 3 79 226
Germany 222 116 9 121 468
Greece 54 46   37 137
Estonia 9 4   8 21
Finland 35 17 3 28 83
France 267 136 14 213 630
Hungary 130 43 2
112 287
Ireland 21 2 1 11 35
Italy 166 135 6 139 446
Latvia 19 5   18 42
Lithuania 25 17 1 19 62
Luxembourg 25 7 1 10 43
Malta 5 3   2 10
The Netherlands 110 54 1 78 243
Poland 30 14 2 26 72
Portugal 82 28 1 66 177
Romania 68 41 7 31 147
Slovakia 36 27 1 19 83
Slovenia 37 24 1 23 85
Spain 153 114   21 288
Sweden 71 25   63 159
United Kingdom 100 29 5 57 191
European Commission 348 97 7 133 585
Total 2361 1128 66 1472 5027


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3. Statistics by type of suspected infringement (based on the number of envisaged decisions submitted by NCAs pursuant to Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003)

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered
Art. 101 and 102 TFEU with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009

2007

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered
Art. 101 and 102 TFEU with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009

2006

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered
Art. 101 and 102 TFEU with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009

2005

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered
Art. 101 and 102 TFEU with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009

2004

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered
Art. 101 and 102 TFEU with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



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