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€ 52,717,04556
Jul 2019€ 53,084,62062
Aug 2019€ 56,337,45571
Sep 2019€ 57,258,97880
Oct 2019€ 59,271,352108
Nov 2019€ 60,387,922129
Dec 2019€ 72,595,452151
Jan 2020€ 100,711,612167
Feb 2020€ 101,487,302196
Mar 2020€ 107,371,302233
Apr 2020€ 108,175,502241
May 2020€ 108,658,902253
Jun 2020€ 110,686,710285
Jul 2020€ 130,693,258331
Aug 2020€ 131,321,206354
Sep 2020€ 132,065,106375
Oct 2020€ 210,186,264404
Nov 2020€ 228,608,193434
Dec 2020€ 244,177,738491
Jan 2021€ 261,707,888522
Feb 2021€ 263,472,438557
Mar 2021€ 278,650,563604
Apr 2021€ 281,140,583637
May 2021€ 288,227,452672
Jun 2021€ 294,779,052706
Jul 2021€ 1,049,863,252753
Aug 2021€ 1,052,307,952776
Sep 2021€ 1,292,524,478815
Oct 2021€ 1,296,501,058847
Nov 2021€ 1,302,267,158883
Dec 2021€ 1,520,188,208923
Jan 2022€ 1,528,202,708928

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€ 883,7008
Jul 2019€ 367,5756
Aug 2019€ 3,252,8359
Sep 2019€ 921,5239
Oct 2019€ 2,012,37428
Nov 2019€ 1,116,57021
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€ 78,121,15829
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€ 240,216,52639
Oct 2021€ 3,976,58032
Nov 2021€ 5,766,10036
Dec 2021€ 217,921,05040
Jan 2022€ 8,014,5005
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€ 746,257,900 (at 16 fines)
FRANCE€ 268,194,300 (at 24 fines)
IRELAND€ 225,937,900 (at 12 fines)
ITALY€ 89,847,096 (at 106 fines)
GERMANY€ 50,160,083 (at 39 fines)
UNITED KINGDOM€ 44,846,800 (at 7 fines)
SPAIN€ 36,758,310 (at 355 fines)
AUSTRIA€ 24,774,550 (at 17 fines)
SWEDEN€ 15,331,730 (at 24 fines)
THE NETHERLANDS€ 9,914,500 (at 17 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Country Number of Fines
SPAIN355 (with total € 36,758,310)
ITALY106 (with total € 89,847,096)
ROMANIA69 (with total € 726,950)
HUNGARY45 (with total € 828,183)
NORWAY41 (with total € 8,993,550)
GERMANY39 (with total € 50,160,083)
GREECE31 (with total € 1,050,000)
POLAND31 (with total € 2,199,948)
BELGIUM26 (with total € 1,033,000)
CZECH REPUBLIC25 (with total € 165,903)
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€ 784,712,744 (at 194 fines)
Insufficient legal basis for data processing€ 402,526,188 (at 328 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations€ 235,031,595 (at 79 fines)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security€ 70,125,969 (at 193 fines)
Unknown€ 22,704,400 (at 6 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights€ 16,802,325 (at 88 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations€ 1,362,091 (at 21 fines)
Insufficient data processing agreement€ 993,580 (at 5 fines)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer€ 275,600 (at 11 fines)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority€ 224,929 (at 38 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Violation Number of Fines
Insufficient legal basis for data processing328 (with total € 402,526,188)
Non-compliance with general data processing principles194 (with total € 784,712,744)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security193 (with total € 70,125,969)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights88 (with total € 16,802,325)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations79 (with total € 235,031,595)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority38 (with total € 224,929)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations21 (with total € 1,362,091)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer11 (with total € 275,600)
Unknown6 (with total € 22,704,400)
Insufficient data processing agreement5 (with total € 993,580)
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€ 775,540,792 (at 206 fines)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting€ 580,180,441 (at 165 fines)
Transportation and Energy€ 53,341,369 (at 43 fines)
Employment€ 47,720,677 (at 69 fines)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting€ 28,536,065 (at 94 fines)
Accomodation and Hospitalty€ 21,461,207 (at 28 fines)
Public Sector and Education€ 12,785,713 (at 128 fines)
Health Care€ 12,553,933 (at 82 fines)
Individuals and Private Associations€ 1,372,146 (at 70 fines)
Not assigned€ 744,108 (at 51 fines)
Real Estate€ 522,970 (at 27 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Sector Number of Fines
Industry and Commerce206 (with total € 775,540,792)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting165 (with total € 580,180,441)
Public Sector and Education128 (with total € 12,785,713)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting94 (with total € 28,536,065)
Health Care82 (with total € 12,553,933)
Individuals and Private Associations70 (with total € 1,372,146)
Employment69 (with total € 47,720,677)
Not assigned51 (with total € 744,108)
Transportation and Energy43 (with total € 53,341,369)
Accomodation and Hospitalty28 (with total € 21,461,207)
Real Estate27 (with total € 522,970)
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
9British AirwaysTransportation and EnergyUNITED KINGDOM22,046,000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security16 Oct 2020
10Marriott International, IncAccomodation and HospitaltyUNITED KINGDOM20,450,000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security30 Oct 2020