The Court in figures

Figures as of 31.12.2021

The Members
membres265 members (since 1952)
• Court of Justice: 162 members
• General Court: 111 members (since 1989)
• Civil Service Tribunal: 15 members (2005 - 2016)
Court of Justice  • 27 Judges
• 11 Advocates General
• 1 Registrar
General Court  • 54 Judges
• 1 Registrar

 

The cases
affaires42 129 judgments and orders delivered (since 1952)
• Court of justice: 24 132
• General Court: 16 448 (since 1989)
• Civil Service Tribunal: 1 549 (2005 - 2016)
Court of Justice • 838 cases brought
• 772 cases closed
• 1 113 cases pending
• average duration of proceedings: 16.7 months
General Court • 882 cases brought
• 951 cases closed
• 1 428 cases pending
• average duration of proceedings: 17.3 months

 

Visitors
visiteurs 486 772 visitors (since 1968)
• in 2021: 156 groups of visitors
• 5 053 people

 

The staff
personnel6 164 officials and temporary agents (since 1952)
• in 2021: 2 247 posts = 1 355 women and 892 men (officials, temporary agents and contract staff)
• 60% women, 40% men
• average age: 46 years

 

The library
bibliotheque290 000 volumes
• 12.2 km of shelved volumes
• 24 official languages of the Union and certain languages of third countries

 

The linguistic services: legal translation and interpretation
linguismeIn 2021 : 981 posts (= 43,65% of the institution’s staff)
• 616 lawyer linguists + 71 interpreters
• 24 official Union languages
• 552 linguistic combinations
• 1 257 000 pages produced by the legal translation service
+ 423 hearings and meetings interpreted

 

The budget
budget€465m
for the financial year 2022

 

The buildings
batiments Palais of the Court of Justice
• constructed area: 138 850 m²
• maximum height: 115 m (Tower ‘C’, the highest building in the Grand Duchy)
• 12 courtrooms, open to the public