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The Court in figures*

membersMembers*

fleche D 244 Members since 1952:
- 137 Members, Court of Justice
- 92 Members, General Court (since 1989)
- 15 Members, Civil Service Tribunal (2005 - 2016)

squaresCJUE Court of Justice:
- 28 Judges
- 11 Advocates General
- 1 Registrar

squaresTUE General Court:
- 44 Judges
- 1 Registrar

buildingsThe buildings

fleche D The Court of Justice's new Palais (main building):
- inauguration: December 2008
- built area: 124 000 m2
- site area: 75 000 m2
- cost: EUR 355 Mill

- Ancien Palais (former main building) (open to the public: 5 courtrooms and press gallery)
- Anneau, 2 floors (Court of Justice Members' Chambers)
- 2 Towers, 24 floors, 107 m (1 courtroom, translation units, administrative services)
- Gallery connecting the buildings

fleche D Other buildings:
- Annexe C (1 courtroom, General Court Members' Chambers) - Thomas More (2 courtrooms, General Court Members' Chambers)
- Erasmus (2 courtrooms, General Court Members' Chambers)
- T/Tbis (translation units)

bubblesLinguistic services

fleche D 1 000 posts = 47 % of the Institution's staff:
- 625 lawyer linguists, 75 interpreters
- 24 official languages of the Union
- 552 language combinations
- 1 100 000 pages translated + interpretation provided for 700 hearings and meetings annually

Cases

fleche D 31 750 judgments and orders delivered since 1952:
- Court of Justice, roughly 19 300
- General Court, roughly 11 050 (since 1989)
- Civil Service Tribunal, 1 549 (2005 - 2016)

squaresCJUE Court of Justice:
- 713 Cases introduced (2015)
- 616 Cases closed (2015)

squaresTUE General Court:
- 831 Cases introduced (2015)
- 987 Cases closed (2015)

squaresTFP Civil Service Tribunal:
- 167 Cases introduced (2015)
- 159 Cases closed (2015)

visitorsVisitors

fleche D 411 035 visitors since 1968:
- 625 groups of visitors/year
-
16 944 people (2015)

bodiesStaff

fleche D 5 537 Civil Servants and temporary agents since 1952:
- 2 122 posts = 1 285 women and 837 men (civil servants, temporary and contract agents)
- 60 % women
- average age:
44 years

booksLibrary

fleche D 230 000 volumes :
- 10 km of volumes on the shelves
- 24 official languages of the Union and certain third country languages

coinBudget

fleche D EUR 378,19 Mill for 2016

*Figures as of 01.09.2016

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