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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 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
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 23 43 18
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 104 115 173 136 127
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

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 2016

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 2210
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 951

Cases per Member State:
Member State New case investigations Envisaged case decisions
(Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003 5))
Austria 110 33
Belgium 62 16
Bulgaria 24 8
Croatia 6 2
Cyprus 21 6
Czech Republic 23 13
Denmark 80 50
Germany 210 110
Greece 51 43
Estonia 9 4
Finland 33 15
France 256 127
Hungary 127 41
Ireland 19 2
Italy 146 121
Latvia 19 5
Lithuania 24 16
Luxembourg 22 6
Malta 5 3
The Netherlands 107 52
Poland 29 13
Portugal 77 26
Romania 62 36
Slovakia 35 23
Slovenia 34 24
Spain 143 107
Sweden 67 24
United Kingdom 90 25
European Commission 319 Not applicable

3) Case investigations started whether by a National Competition Authority (NCA) or by the Commission.
4) Cases having reached the envisaged decision stage; only submissions from the NCAs under Article 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003.
5) 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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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)

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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