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€ 1,296,238,414859
Nov 2021€ 1,302,606,014898
Dec 2021€ 1,548,703,207955
Jan 2022€ 1,568,032,807991
Feb 2022€ 1,597,750,0071031
Mar 2022€ 1,617,995,1921056
Apr 2022€ 1,625,955,1921103
May 2022€ 1,645,856,0921153
Jun 2022€ 1,647,352,9321189
Jul 2022€ 1,670,579,7021235
Aug 2022€ 1,671,699,2471273
Sep 2022€ 2,077,827,1371314
Oct 2022€ 2,107,490,4571360
Nov 2022€ 2,380,301,4391404
Dec 2022€ 2,382,536,9421458
Jan 2023€ 2,778,257,6821489
Feb 2023€ 2,778,264,7821493

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€ 3,976,58032
Nov 2021€ 6,367,60039
Dec 2021€ 246,097,19357
Jan 2022€ 19,329,60036
Feb 2022€ 29,717,20040
Mar 2022€ 20,245,18525
Apr 2022€ 7,960,00047
May 2022€ 19,900,90050
Jun 2022€ 1,496,84036
Jul 2022€ 23,226,77046
Aug 2022€ 1,119,54538
Sep 2022€ 406,127,89041
Oct 2022€ 29,663,32046
Nov 2022€ 272,810,98244
Dec 2022€ 2,235,50354
Jan 2023€ 395,720,74031
Feb 2023€ 7,1004
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€ 1,309,115,900 (at 21 fines)
LUXEMBOURG€ 746,273,600 (at 23 fines)
FRANCE€ 293,419,300 (at 33 fines)
ITALY€ 142,504,996 (at 237 fines)
UNITED KINGDOM€ 60,632,800 (at 12 fines)
SPAIN€ 57,801,930 (at 581 fines)
GERMANY€ 54,750,853 (at 116 fines)
GREECE€ 30,514,000 (at 53 fines)
AUSTRIA€ 24,750,150 (at 19 fines)
SWEDEN€ 16,250,130 (at 28 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Country Number of Fines
SPAIN581 (with total € 57,801,930)
ITALY237 (with total € 142,504,996)
ROMANIA124 (with total € 705,550)
GERMANY116 (with total € 54,750,853)
HUNGARY54 (with total € 1,750,761)
GREECE53 (with total € 30,514,000)
NORWAY48 (with total € 9,297,950)
POLAND46 (with total € 3,415,648)
BELGIUM38 (with total € 1,819,500)
CYPRUS34 (with total € 1,344,250)
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€ 1,651,475,359 (at 369 fines)
Insufficient legal basis for data processing€ 456,868,917 (at 496 fines)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security€ 375,648,369 (at 281 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations€ 237,058,360 (at 145 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights€ 50,846,570 (at 143 fines)
Unknown€ 9,229,500 (at 7 fines)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations€ 1,507,161 (at 27 fines)
Insufficient data processing agreement€ 1,057,110 (at 11 fines)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer€ 875,600 (at 13 fines)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority€ 374,529 (at 66 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 processing496 (with total € 456,868,917)
Non-compliance with general data processing principles369 (with total € 1,651,475,359)
Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security281 (with total € 375,648,369)
Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations145 (with total € 237,058,360)
Insufficient fulfilment of data subjects rights143 (with total € 50,846,570)
Insufficient cooperation with supervisory authority66 (with total € 374,529)
Insufficient fulfilment of data breach notification obligations27 (with total € 1,507,161)
Insufficient involvement of data protection officer13 (with total € 875,600)
Insufficient data processing agreement11 (with total € 1,057,110)
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€ 1,694,155,541 (at 215 fines)
Industry and Commerce€ 854,523,901 (at 350 fines)
Transportation and Energy€ 86,530,214 (at 75 fines)
Employment€ 48,160,577 (at 105 fines)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting€ 35,094,008 (at 155 fines)
Public Sector and Education€ 23,836,263 (at 180 fines)
Accomodation and Hospitalty€ 22,357,648 (at 53 fines)
Health Care€ 15,238,409 (at 141 fines)
Real Estate€ 2,579,710 (at 49 fines)
Individuals and Private Associations€ 1,625,596 (at 168 fines)
Not assigned€ 750,308 (at 56 fines)
Industry and Commerce € 122,000 (at 1 fines)
Unknown€ 54,300 (at 12 fines)
Property Owners Association€ 2,000 (at 1 fines)

2. By total number of fines:
Sector Number of Fines
Industry and Commerce350 (with total € 854,523,901)
Media, Telecoms and Broadcasting215 (with total € 1,694,155,541)
Public Sector and Education180 (with total € 23,836,263)
Individuals and Private Associations168 (with total € 1,625,596)
Finance, Insurance and Consulting155 (with total € 35,094,008)
Health Care141 (with total € 15,238,409)
Employment105 (with total € 48,160,577)
Transportation and Energy75 (with total € 86,530,214)
Not assigned56 (with total € 750,308)
Accomodation and Hospitalty53 (with total € 22,357,648)
Real Estate49 (with total € 2,579,710)
Unknown12 (with total € 54,300)
Industry and Commerce 1 (with total € 122,000)
Property Owners Association1 (with total € 2,000)
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 CommerceLUXEMBOURG746000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2021-07-16
2Meta Platforms, Inc.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND405000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2022-09-05
3Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND390000000Non-compliance with general data processing principles2023-01-04
4Meta Platforms Ireland LimitedMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND265000000Insufficient technical and organisational measures to ensure information security2022-11-25
5WhatsApp Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingIRELAND225000000Insufficient fulfilment of information obligations2021-09-02
6Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE90000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2021-12-31
7Facebook Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2021-12-31
8Google Ireland Ltd.Media, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE60000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2021-12-31
9Google LLCMedia, Telecoms and BroadcastingFRANCE50000000Insufficient legal basis for data processing2019-01-21
10H&M Hennes & Mauritz Online Shop A.B. & Co. KGEmploymentGERMANY35258708Insufficient legal basis for data processing2020-10-01