The Court in figures

Figures as of 31.12.2020

membresMembers


fleche D 255 Members since 1952:
- 153 Members, Court of Justice 
- 106 Members, General Court (since 1989) 
- 15 Members, Civil Service Tribunal (2005 - 2016)

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

squaresTUE General Court: 
- 49 Judges 
- 1 Registrar

affairesCases


fleche D 40 406 judgments and orders delivered since 1952:
- Court of Justice, roughly 23 360
- General Court, roughly 15 497 (since 1989) 
- Civil Service Tribunal, 1 549 (2005 - 2016)

squaresCJUE Court of Justice: 
- 735 Cases introduced 
- 792 Cases closed
- 1 045 Pending cases
- Average duration of proceedings: 15.4 months

squaresTUE General Court: 
847 Cases introduced
- 748 Cases closed
- 1 497 Pending cases
- Average duration of proceedings: 15.4 months

visiteursVisitors


fleche D 481 719 visitors since 1968:
- 127 groups of visitors/year 
3 729 people

personnelStaff


fleche D 6 003 Civil Servants and temporary agents since 1952: 
- 2 235 posts = 1 359 women and 876 men (civil servants, temporary and contract agents) 
- 61 % women 
- average age: 46 years

bibliothequeLibrary


fleche D 285 000 volumes :
- 12 km of volumes on the shelves 
- 24 official languages of the Union and certain third country languages

budgetBudget


fleche D EUR 444 Mill for 2021

batimentsThe buildings


fleche D The Court of Justice's Palais (main building):
- Built area: 138 850 m2 
- Ancien Palais (former main building) (open to the public: 5 courtrooms and press gallery) 
- Anneau, 2 floors (Court of Justice Members' Chambers) 
- 3 Towers:

2 x 24 floors, 100 m (1 courtroom, translation units, administrative services)
1 x 29 floors, 115 m (inauguration: September 2019)

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)
- Gallery connecting the buildings

linguismeLinguistic services


fleche D 957 posts = 42 % of the Institution's staff
- 601 lawyer linguists, 70 interpreters 
- 24 official languages of the Union 
- 552 language combinations 
- 1 170 000 pages produced by the translation department + interpretation provided for 445 hearings and meetings annually