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)
Feb 2004€ 10,0001
Jul 2018€ 410,0002
Sep 2018€ 410,3003
Oct 2018€ 410,6884
Nov 2018€ 430,6885
Dec 2018€ 446,38810
Jan 2019€ 50,447,27613
Feb 2019€ 50,512,38425
Mar 2019€ 50,974,68433
Apr 2019€ 51,283,81941
May 2019€ 51,843,34549
Jun 2019€ 52,617,04557
Jul 2019€ 52,984,62063
Aug 2019€ 56,212,45572
Sep 2019€ 57,133,97881
Oct 2019€ 59,146,352109
Nov 2019€ 60,267,922131
Dec 2019€ 72,475,452153
Jan 2020€ 100,591,612169
Feb 2020€ 101,367,302198
Mar 2020€ 107,251,302235
Apr 2020€ 108,055,502243
May 2020€ 108,538,902255
Jun 2020€ 110,566,710287
Jul 2020€ 130,573,258333
Aug 2020€ 131,201,262357
Sep 2020€ 131,945,162378
Oct 2020€ 210,066,520408
Nov 2020€ 228,488,449438
Dec 2020€ 244,057,994495
Jan 2021€ 261,598,144527
Feb 2021€ 263,362,694562
Mar 2021€ 278,546,819610
Apr 2021€ 281,038,839644
May 2021€ 288,145,708680
Jun 2021€ 294,697,308714
Jul 2021€ 1,049,781,508761
Aug 2021€ 1,052,246,308785
Sep 2021€ 1,292,484,834827
Oct 2021€ 1,296,461,414859
Nov 2021€ 1,302,829,014898
Dec 2021€ 1,548,926,207955
Jan 2022€ 1,568,250,807990
Feb 2022€ 1,597,958,0071029
Mar 2022€ 1,618,202,7021053
Apr 2022€ 1,626,143,2021097
May 2022€ 1,646,042,1021146
Jun 2022€ 1,647,538,9421182
Jul 2022€ 1,670,765,7121228
Aug 2022€ 1,671,877,0071264
Sep 2022€ 2,077,964,8971304
Oct 2022€ 2,105,561,3171340
Nov 2022€ 2,372,942,4171366

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)
Feb 2004€ 10,0001
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€ 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€ 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€ 240,238,52642
Oct 2021€ 3,976,58032
Nov 2021€ 6,367,60039
Dec 2021€ 246,097,19357
Jan 2022€ 19,324,60035
Feb 2022€ 29,707,20039
Mar 2022€ 20,244,69524
Apr 2022€ 7,940,50044
May 2022€ 19,898,90049
Jun 2022€ 1,496,84036
Jul 2022€ 23,226,77046
Aug 2022€ 1,111,29536
Sep 2022€ 406,087,89040
Oct 2022€ 27,596,42036
Nov 2022€ 267,381,10026
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€ 913,510,900 (at 17 fines)
LUXEMBOURG€ 746,273,600 (at 23 fines)
FRANCE€ 293,119,300 (at 32 fines)
ITALY€ 138,940,096 (at 196 fines)
UNITED KINGDOM€ 60,632,800 (at 12 fines)
SPAIN€ 57,287,890 (at 533 fines)
GERMANY€ 54,741,853 (at 115 fines)
GREECE€ 30,464,000 (at 52 fines)
AUSTRIA€ 24,750,150 (at 19 fines)
SWEDEN€ 16,232,230 (at 27 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Country Number of Fines
SPAIN533 (with total € 57,287,890)
ITALY196 (with total € 138,940,096)
GERMANY115 (with total € 54,741,853)
ROMANIA112 (with total € 886,050)
HUNGARY54 (with total € 1,750,761)
GREECE52 (with total € 30,464,000)
NORWAY48 (with total € 9,297,950)
POLAND41 (with total € 3,396,348)
BELGIUM38 (with total € 1,819,500)
FRANCE32 (with total € 293,119,300)
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€ 1,253,759,499 (at 338 fines)
Insufficient legal basis for data processing€ 450,413,237 (at 454 fines)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security€ 375,717,219 (at 265 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations€ 237,002,475 (at 121 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights€ 49,704,070 (at 132 fines)
Unknown€ 9,229,500 (at 7 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations€ 1,497,161 (at 25 fines)
Insufficient data processing agreement€ 1,048,610 (at 9 fines)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer€ 875,600 (at 13 fines)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority€ 309,029 (at 58 fines)
Insuffcient fulfilment of data subject rights€ 89,000 (at 3 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Violation Number of Fines
Insufficient legal basis for data processing454 (with total € 450,413,237)
Non-compliance with general data processing principles338 (with total € 1,253,759,499)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security265 (with total € 375,717,219)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights132 (with total € 49,704,070)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations121 (with total € 237,002,475)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority58 (with total € 309,029)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations25 (with total € 1,497,161)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer13 (with total € 875,600)
Insufficient data processing agreement9 (with total € 1,048,610)
Unknown7 (with total € 9,229,500)
Insuffcient fulfilment of data subject rights3 (with total € 89,000)
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€ 1,296,057,541 (at 206 fines)
Industry and Commerce€ 854,287,397 (at 317 fines)
Transportation and Energy€ 85,454,214 (at 67 fines)
Employment€ 47,945,677 (at 88 fines)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting€ 34,403,108 (at 146 fines)
Accomodation and Hospitalty€ 22,109,657 (at 48 fines)
Public Sector and Education€ 19,524,763 (at 175 fines)
Health Care€ 14,952,009 (at 127 fines)
Real Estate€ 2,577,570 (at 43 fines)
Individuals and Private Associations€ 1,532,116 (at 145 fines)
Not assigned€ 750,308 (at 56 fines)
Unknown€ 51,040 (at 7 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Sector Number of Fines
Industry and Commerce317 (with total € 854,287,397)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting206 (with total € 1,296,057,541)
Public Sector and Education175 (with total € 19,524,763)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting146 (with total € 34,403,108)
Individuals and Private Associations145 (with total € 1,532,116)
Health Care127 (with total € 14,952,009)
Employment88 (with total € 47,945,677)
Transportation and Energy67 (with total € 85,454,214)
Not assigned56 (with total € 750,308)
Accomodation and Hospitalty48 (with total € 22,109,657)
Real Estate43 (with total € 2,577,570)
Unknown7 (with total € 51,040)
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
2Meta Platforms, Inc.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND405,000,000Non-compliance with general data processing principles05 Sep 2022
3Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND265,000,000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security25 Nov 2022
4WhatsApp Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND225,000,000Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations02 Sep 2021
5Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE90,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
6Facebook Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
7Google Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing31 Dec 2021
8Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE50,000,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing21 Jan 2019
9H&M Hennes & Mauritz Online Shop A.B. & Co. KGEmploymentGERMANY35,258,708Insufficient legal basis for data processing01 Oct 2020
10TIM (telecommunications operator)Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingITALY27,800,000Insufficient legal basis for data processing15 Jan 2020