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€ 56,227,45571
Sep 2019€ 57,148,97880
Oct 2019€ 59,161,352108
Nov 2019€ 60,282,922130
Dec 2019€ 72,490,452152
Jan 2020€ 100,606,612168
Feb 2020€ 101,382,302197
Mar 2020€ 107,266,302234
Apr 2020€ 108,070,502242
May 2020€ 108,553,902254
Jun 2020€ 110,581,710286
Jul 2020€ 130,588,258332
Aug 2020€ 131,216,206355
Sep 2020€ 131,960,106376
Oct 2020€ 210,081,464406
Nov 2020€ 228,503,393436
Dec 2020€ 244,072,938493
Jan 2021€ 261,603,088524
Feb 2021€ 263,367,638559
Mar 2021€ 278,545,763606
Apr 2021€ 281,035,783639
May 2021€ 288,122,652674
Jun 2021€ 294,674,252708
Jul 2021€ 1,049,758,452755
Aug 2021€ 1,052,203,152778
Sep 2021€ 1,292,429,678818
Oct 2021€ 1,296,406,258850
Nov 2021€ 1,302,773,858889
Dec 2021€ 1,548,871,051946
Jan 2022€ 1,568,195,651981
Feb 2022€ 1,597,268,8511019
Mar 2022€ 1,617,203,5461041
Apr 2022€ 1,624,928,2461074
May 2022€ 1,635,273,3461101

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€ 3,252,8359
Sep 2019€ 921,5239
Oct 2019€ 2,012,37428
Nov 2019€ 1,121,57022
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€ 627,94823
Sep 2020€ 743,90021
Oct 2020€ 78,121,35830
Nov 2020€ 18,421,92930
Dec 2020€ 15,569,54557
Jan 2021€ 17,530,15031
Feb 2021€ 1,764,55035
Mar 2021€ 15,178,12547
Apr 2021€ 2,490,02033
May 2021€ 7,086,86935
Jun 2021€ 6,551,60034
Jul 2021€ 755,084,20047
Aug 2021€ 2,444,70023
Sep 2021€ 240,226,52640
Oct 2021€ 3,976,58032
Nov 2021€ 6,367,60039
Dec 2021€ 246,097,19357
Jan 2022€ 19,324,60035
Feb 2022€ 29,073,20038
Mar 2022€ 19,934,69522
Apr 2022€ 7,724,70033
May 2022€ 10,345,10027
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
LUXEMBOURG€ 746,267,200 (at 19 fines)
FRANCE€ 269,694,300 (at 25 fines)
IRELAND€ 243,510,900 (at 15 fines)
ITALY€ 137,429,596 (at 142 fines)
SPAIN€ 55,518,510 (at 420 fines)
GERMANY€ 52,102,283 (at 63 fines)
UNITED KINGDOM€ 44,846,800 (at 7 fines)
AUSTRIA€ 24,774,550 (at 17 fines)
SWEDEN€ 16,232,230 (at 27 fines)
THE NETHERLANDS€ 14,594,500 (at 20 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Country Number of Fines
SPAIN420 (with total € 55,518,510)
ITALY142 (with total € 137,429,596)
ROMANIA84 (with total € 762,950)
GERMANY63 (with total € 52,102,283)
HUNGARY48 (with total € 843,826)
NORWAY44 (with total € 9,038,250)
GREECE38 (with total € 10,299,000)
BELGIUM35 (with total € 1,699,500)
POLAND35 (with total € 3,373,948)
SWEDEN27 (with total € 16,232,230)
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€ 815,860,544 (at 242 fines)
Insufficient legal basis for data processing€ 446,386,231 (at 383 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations€ 235,793,695 (at 94 fines)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security€ 100,262,719 (at 221 fines)
Unknown€ 22,704,400 (at 6 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights€ 17,698,370 (at 108 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations€ 1,479,091 (at 22 fines)
Insufficient data processing agreement€ 1,046,580 (at 7 fines)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer€ 350,600 (at 12 fines)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority€ 284,829 (at 48 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Violation Number of Fines
Insufficient legal basis for data processing383 (with total € 446,386,231)
Non-compliance with general data processing principles242 (with total € 815,860,544)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security221 (with total € 100,262,719)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights108 (with total € 17,698,370)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations94 (with total € 235,793,695)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority48 (with total € 284,829)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations22 (with total € 1,479,091)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer12 (with total € 350,600)
Insufficient data processing agreement7 (with total € 1,046,580)
Unknown6 (with total € 22,704,400)
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
Industry and Commerce€ 796,630,142 (at 255 fines)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting€ 623,278,441 (at 180 fines)
Transportation and Energy€ 83,441,214 (at 53 fines)
Employment€ 47,850,677 (at 83 fines)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting€ 31,742,508 (at 112 fines)
Accomodation and Hospitalty€ 21,487,507 (at 37 fines)
Public Sector and Education€ 18,530,113 (at 142 fines)
Health Care€ 14,289,933 (at 105 fines)
Real Estate€ 2,425,470 (at 31 fines)
Individuals and Private Associations€ 1,446,946 (at 94 fines)
Not assigned€ 744,108 (at 51 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Sector Number of Fines
Industry and Commerce255 (with total € 796,630,142)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting180 (with total € 623,278,441)
Public Sector and Education142 (with total € 18,530,113)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting112 (with total € 31,742,508)
Health Care105 (with total € 14,289,933)
Individuals and Private Associations94 (with total € 1,446,946)
Employment83 (with total € 47,850,677)
Transportation and Energy53 (with total € 83,441,214)
Not assigned51 (with total € 744,108)
Accomodation and Hospitalty37 (with total € 21,487,507)
Real Estate31 (with total € 2,425,470)
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
1Amazon Europe Core S.à.r.l.Industry and CommerceLUXEMBOURG746,000,000Non-compliance with general data processing principles16 Jul 2021
2WhatsApp Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND225,000,000Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations02 Sep 2021
3Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE90,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
4Facebook Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
5Google Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
6Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE50,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing21 Jan 2019
7H&M Hennes & Mauritz Online Shop A.B. & Co. KGEmploymentGERMANY35,258,708Insufficient legal basis for data processing01 Oct 2020
8TIM (telecommunications operator)Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingITALY27,800,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing15 Jan 2020
9Enel Energia S.p.ATransportation and EnergyITALY26,500,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing16 Dec 2021
10British AirwaysTransportation and EnergyUNITED KINGDOM22,046,000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security16 Oct 2020