Statistics: Fines imposed over time
The following statistics show how many fines and what sum of fines have been imposed per month so far. The first overview contains a cumulative summary, that is, all fines accumulated up to each month. The second overview contains the sum and number of fines per month.

Note: Only fines with valid information about year and month that are already included in our database are taken into account.

1. Course of overall sum and number of fines (cumulative):

a) Course of overall sum of fines (cumulative):


b) Course of overall number of fines (cumulative):

Month Sum of Fines (up to month) Number of Fines (up to month)
Jul 2018€ 400,0001
Sep 2018€ 400,3002
Oct 2018€ 400,6883
Nov 2018€ 420,6884
Dec 2018€ 436,3889
Jan 2019€ 50,437,27612
Feb 2019€ 50,502,38424
Mar 2019€ 50,964,68432
Apr 2019€ 51,273,81940
May 2019€ 51,833,34548
Jun 2019€ 52,607,04556
Jul 2019€ 52,974,62062
Aug 2019€ 56,202,45571
Sep 2019€ 57,123,97880
Oct 2019€ 59,001,352108
Nov 2019€ 60,042,922130
Dec 2019€ 72,250,452152
Jan 2020€ 100,366,612168
Feb 2020€ 101,142,302197
Mar 2020€ 107,026,302234
Apr 2020€ 107,830,502242
May 2020€ 108,313,902254
Jun 2020€ 110,341,710286
Jul 2020€ 130,348,258332
Aug 2020€ 130,976,262356
Sep 2020€ 131,720,162377
Oct 2020€ 209,841,520407
Nov 2020€ 228,263,449437
Dec 2020€ 243,832,994494
Jan 2021€ 261,373,144526
Feb 2021€ 263,137,694561
Mar 2021€ 278,321,819609
Apr 2021€ 280,813,839643
May 2021€ 287,920,708679
Jun 2021€ 294,472,308713
Jul 2021€ 1,049,556,508760
Aug 2021€ 1,052,021,308784
Sep 2021€ 1,292,261,834827
Oct 2021€ 1,296,257,114860
Nov 2021€ 1,302,624,714899
Dec 2021€ 1,522,221,907956
Jan 2022€ 1,541,551,507992
Feb 2022€ 1,571,268,7071032
Mar 2022€ 1,591,513,8921057
Apr 2022€ 1,599,841,8921108
May 2022€ 1,620,242,7921159
Jun 2022€ 1,621,691,2321196
Jul 2022€ 1,644,928,0021243
Aug 2022€ 1,646,076,0471284
Sep 2022€ 2,052,311,3371327
Oct 2022€ 2,083,481,0571376
Nov 2022€ 2,356,436,2391424
Dec 2022€ 2,363,769,2421492
Jan 2023€ 2,760,209,4821535
Feb 2023€ 2,762,854,7331571
Mar 2023€ 2,764,319,1931619
Apr 2023€ 2,789,627,0241662
May 2023€ 3,998,479,6641701
Jun 2023€ 4,048,898,7241762
Jul 2023€ 4,052,120,9441802
Aug 2023€ 4,055,619,4241836
Sep 2023€ 4,411,651,5441877
Oct 2023€ 4,430,008,6641917
Nov 2023€ 4,433,125,5841970
Dec 2023€ 4,443,780,7842002
Jan 2024€ 4,476,408,4242024
Feb 2024€ 4,563,709,8642048
Mar 2024€ 4,565,414,0642066
Apr 2024€ 4,581,140,9742086
May 2024€ 4,581,637,0542099
Jun 2024€ 4,581,649,0542105

2. Sum and number of fines per month (non-cumulative):

a) Sum of fines per month (non-cumulative):


b) Number of fines per month (non-cumulative):

Month Sum of Fines (in month) Number of Fines (in month)
Jul 2018€ 400,0001
Sep 2018€ 3001
Oct 2018€ 3881
Nov 2018€ 20,0001
Dec 2018€ 15,7005
Jan 2019€ 50,000,8883
Feb 2019€ 65,10812
Mar 2019€ 462,3008
Apr 2019€ 309,1358
May 2019€ 559,5268
Jun 2019€ 773,7008
Jul 2019€ 367,5756
Aug 2019€ 3,227,8359
Sep 2019€ 921,5239
Oct 2019€ 1,877,37428
Nov 2019€ 1,041,57022
Dec 2019€ 12,207,53022
Jan 2020€ 28,116,16016
Feb 2020€ 775,69029
Mar 2020€ 5,884,00037
Apr 2020€ 804,2008
May 2020€ 483,40012
Jun 2020€ 2,027,80832
Jul 2020€ 20,006,54846
Aug 2020€ 628,00424
Sep 2020€ 743,90021
Oct 2020€ 78,121,35830
Nov 2020€ 18,421,92930
Dec 2020€ 15,569,54557
Jan 2021€ 17,540,15032
Feb 2021€ 1,764,55035
Mar 2021€ 15,184,12548
Apr 2021€ 2,492,02034
May 2021€ 7,106,86936
Jun 2021€ 6,551,60034
Jul 2021€ 755,084,20047
Aug 2021€ 2,464,80024
Sep 2021€ 240,240,52643
Oct 2021€ 3,995,28033
Nov 2021€ 6,367,60039
Dec 2021€ 219,597,19357
Jan 2022€ 19,329,60036
Feb 2022€ 29,717,20040
Mar 2022€ 20,245,18525
Apr 2022€ 8,328,00051
May 2022€ 20,400,90051
Jun 2022€ 1,448,44037
Jul 2022€ 23,236,77047
Aug 2022€ 1,148,04541
Sep 2022€ 406,235,29043
Oct 2022€ 31,169,72049
Nov 2022€ 272,955,18248
Dec 2022€ 7,333,00368
Jan 2023€ 396,440,24043
Feb 2023€ 2,645,25136
Mar 2023€ 1,464,46048
Apr 2023€ 25,307,83143
May 2023€ 1,208,852,64039
Jun 2023€ 50,419,06061
Jul 2023€ 3,222,22040
Aug 2023€ 3,498,48034
Sep 2023€ 356,032,12041
Oct 2023€ 18,357,12040
Nov 2023€ 3,116,92053
Dec 2023€ 10,655,20032
Jan 2024€ 32,627,64022
Feb 2024€ 87,301,44024
Mar 2024€ 1,704,20018
Apr 2024€ 15,726,91020
May 2024€ 496,08013
Jun 2024€ 12,0006
Statistics: Countries with highest fines (Top 10)
The following statistics show how many fines and what sum of fines have been imposed per country to date (only top 10 countries).

Note: Only fines with valid information on the amount of the fine are taken into account.

1. By total sum of fines:
Country Sum of Fines
IRELAND€ 2,855,363,400 (at 27 fines)
LUXEMBOURG€ 746,314,000 (at 32 fines)
FRANCE€ 371,699,300 (at 49 fines)
ITALY€ 229,528,327 (at 366 fines)
SPAIN€ 80,785,110 (at 859 fines)
UNITED KINGDOM€ 75,541,500 (at 15 fines)
GERMANY€ 55,496,833 (at 192 fines)
GREECE€ 34,247,140 (at 68 fines)
SWEDEN€ 26,462,230 (at 38 fines)
THE NETHERLANDS€ 24,930,500 (at 25 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Country Number of Fines
SPAIN859 (with total € 80,785,110)
ITALY366 (with total € 229,528,327)
GERMANY192 (with total € 55,496,833)
ROMANIA180 (with total € 1,140,950)
POLAND75 (with total € 4,000,479)
GREECE68 (with total € 34,247,140)
HUNGARY68 (with total € 2,518,861)
NORWAY51 (with total € 12,117,950)
FRANCE49 (with total € 371,699,300)
CYPRUS42 (with total € 1,429,000)
Statistics: Fines by type of violation
The following statistics show how many fines and what sum of fines have been imposed per type of GDPR violation to date.

Note: Only fines with valid information on the amount of the fine and on the type of violation are taken into account.

1. By total sum of fines:
Violation Sum of Fines
Non-compliance with general data processing principles€ 2,082,317,739 (at 587 fines)
Insufficient legal basis for data processing€ 1,651,894,212 (at 639 fines)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security€ 474,111,115 (at 380 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations€ 247,850,060 (at 192 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights€ 98,506,870 (at 205 fines)
Unknown€ 23,200,700 (at 11 fines)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority€ 6,433,329 (at 119 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations€ 3,031,392 (at 44 fines)
Insufficient data processing agreement€ 1,117,110 (at 12 fines)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer€ 961,300 (at 21 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Violation Number of Fines
Insufficient legal basis for data processing639 (with total € 1,651,894,212)
Non-compliance with general data processing principles587 (with total € 2,082,317,739)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security380 (with total € 474,111,115)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights205 (with total € 98,506,870)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations192 (with total € 247,850,060)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority119 (with total € 6,433,329)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations44 (with total € 3,031,392)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer21 (with total € 961,300)
Insufficient data processing agreement12 (with total € 1,117,110)
Unknown11 (with total € 23,200,700)
Statistics: Fines by sectors
The following statistics show how many fines and what sum of fines have been imposed to date in each sector.

Note: Only fines with valid information on the amount of the fine and on the the corresponding sector are taken into account.

1. By total sum of fines:
Sector Sum of Fines
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting€ 3,313,691,366 (at 295 fines)
Industry and Commerce€ 913,317,201 (at 454 fines)
Transportation and Energy€ 166,985,710 (at 114 fines)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting€ 62,236,758 (at 221 fines)
Employment€ 59,511,777 (at 136 fines)
Public Sector and Education€ 27,824,063 (at 240 fines)
Accomodation and Hospitalty€ 22,564,648 (at 70 fines)
Health Care€ 16,993,309 (at 203 fines)
Real Estate€ 2,601,831 (at 60 fines)
Individuals and Private Associations€ 1,884,456 (at 286 fines)
Not assigned€ 1,812,708 (at 131 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Sector Number of Fines
Industry and Commerce454 (with total € 913,317,201)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting295 (with total € 3,313,691,366)
Individuals and Private Associations286 (with total € 1,884,456)
Public Sector and Education240 (with total € 27,824,063)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting221 (with total € 62,236,758)
Health Care203 (with total € 16,993,309)
Employment136 (with total € 59,511,777)
Not assigned131 (with total € 1,812,708)
Transportation and Energy114 (with total € 166,985,710)
Accomodation and Hospitalty70 (with total € 22,564,648)
Real Estate60 (with total € 2,601,831)
Statistics: Highest individual fines (Top 10)
The following statistics shows the highest individual fines imposed to date per data controller (only top 10 fines).

Controller Sector Country Fine [€] Type of Violation Date
1Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND1200000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2023-05-12
2Amazon Europe Core S.à.r.l.Industry and CommerceLUXEMBOURG746000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2021-07-16
3Meta Platforms, Inc.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND405000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2022-09-05
4Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND390000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2023-01-04
5TikTok LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND345000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2023-09-01
6Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND265000000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security2022-11-25
7WhatsApp Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND225000000Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations2021-09-02
8Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE90000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2021-12-31
9Enel Energia SpATransportation and EnergyITALY79100000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security2024-02-08
10Facebook Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2021-12-31