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Organisations covered:

  • The highest judicial body in each country in the domain of civil and penal jurisdiction. In some cases the supreme court also takes responsibility for administrative and/or constitutional jurisdiction. See mapping tablepdf(74 kB) for a list of organisations covered in each country.

Positions covered:

  • President
  • Members: Judges (count of members includes the president)

Main sources of data:

  • Official websites
  • Direct contacts

Periodicity of data collection:

Annual

The latest data and all existing historical data:

Data in Excel format excel8book(83 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Supreme courts

  President Members
  Women
(N)
Men
(N)
Women
(N)
Men
(N)
Women
(%)
Men
(%)
EU-28 8 20 622 1,070 37 63
             
Belgium 0 1 6 24 20 80
Bulgaria 0 1 78 29 73 27
Czech Republic 1 0 15 51 23 77
Denmark 0 1 5 15 25 75
Germany 1 0 32 97 25 75
Estonia 0 1 3 16 16 84
Ireland 1 0 3 6 33 67
Greece 0 1 22 50 31 69
Spain 0 1 9 68 12 88
France 0 1 50 72 41 59
Croatia 0 1 18 24 43 57
Italy 0 1 74 212 26 74
Cyprus 0 1 2 11 15 85
Latvia 0 1 27 22 55 45
Lithuania 0 1 8 21 28 72
Luxembourg 0 1 2 2 50 50
Hungary 0 1 39 43 48 52
Malta 0 1 5 18 22 78
The Netherlands 0 1 6 27 18 82
Austria 0 1 18 41 31 69
Poland 1 0 23 62 27 73
Portugal 0 1 7 51 12 88
Romania 1 0 99 18 85 15
Slovenia 0 1 12 21 36 64
Slovakia 1 0 46 35 57 43
Finland 1 0 6 13 32 68
Sweden 1 0 6 10 38 62
United Kingdom 0 1 1 11 8 92
             
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 1 0 14 11 56 44
Turkey 0 1 59 315 16 84
Republic of Serbia 0 1 21 15 58 42
Iceland 0 1 1 8 11 89
             
Liechtenstein 0 1 1 7 13 87
Norway 0 1 7 13 35 65
             
All countries 9 25 725 1,439 34 66
- = not applicable, : = not available
Data collected between 01/07/2014-24/07/2014