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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 Year 2019
Total number of case investigations of which the Network has been informed 1) 302 203 165 150 159 150 169 163 110 120 196 179 145 151 165 138
- of which COM cases 102 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 23 43 18 29 31 19
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 104 115 173 136 127 122 134 119
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 82

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 2019

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 1 2663
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 2) 1179

 
Member State New Cases Envisaged Decision
- 11 (4)
Austria 129 41
Belgium 75 21
Bulgaria 25 8
Croatia 9 2
Cyprus 29 10
Czechia 40 22
Denmark 92 63
Estonia 10 4
Finland 39 20
France 293 159
Germany 231 124
Greece 65 50
Hungary 142 50
Ireland 24 2
Italy 186 160
Latvia 20 5
Lithuania 29 17
Luxembourg 28 7
Malta 8 3
The Netherlands 118 56
Poland 43 16
Portugal 97 35
Romania 83 54
Slovakia 41 28
Slovenia 40 28
Spain 168 127
Sweden 85 26
United Kingdom 115 41
European Commission 399 118
Total 2663 1297


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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)

2019

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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