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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 

  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 Year 2018
Total number of case investigations of which the Network has been informed 1) 301 203 165 150 159 150 169 163 110 120 196 179 145 151 165
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 23 43 18 29 31
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 104 115 173 136 127 122 134
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 67

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 2018

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 2525
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 1097

 
Member State New Cases Envisaged Decision
- 11 (4)
Austria 121 39
Belgium 71 19
Bulgaria 24 8
Croatia 9 2
Cyprus 23 10
Czechia 34 18
Denmark 88 59
Germany 227 119
Greece 58 49
Estonia 10 4
Finland 37 19
France 280 144
Hungary 140 45
Ireland 23 2
Italy 177 149
Latvia 19 5
Lithuania 26 17
Luxembourg 26 7
Malta 8 3
The Netherlands 115 54
Poland 36 15
Portugal 94 33
Romania 77 47
Slovakia 37 27
Slovenia 39 26
Spain 159 119
Sweden 79 25
United Kingdom 109 33
European Commission 379 105
Total 2525 1202


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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)

2018

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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