The Court in figures

Figures as of 31.12.2018

membresMembers


fleche D 236 Members since 1952:
- 147 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: 
- 46 Judges 
- 1 Registrar

affairesCases


fleche D 37 127 judgments and orders delivered since 1952:
- Court of Justice, roughly 21 703
- General Court, roughly 13 875 (since 1989) 
- Civil Service Tribunal, 1 549 (2005 - 2016)

squaresCJUE Court of Justice: 
- 849 Cases introduced 
- 760 Cases closed
- 1001 Pending cases
- Average duration of proceedings: 15,7 months

squaresTUE General Court: 
834  Cases introduced
- 1009 Cases closed
- 1333 Pending cases
- Average duration of proceedings: 20 months

visiteursVisitors


fleche D 459 891 visitors since 1968:
- 705 groups of visitors/year 
- 17 260 people

personnelStaff


fleche D 5 863 Civil Servants and temporary agents since 1952: 
- 2 217 posts = 1 345 women and 872 men (civil servants, temporary and contract agents) 
- 61 % women 
- average age: 45 years

bibliothequeLibrary


fleche D 250 000 volumes :
- 10,5 km of volumes on the shelves 
- 24 official languages of the Union and certain third country languages

budgetBudget


fleche D EUR 429,5 Mill for 2019

batimentsThe 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)

linguismeLinguistic services


fleche D 960 posts = 43 % of the Institution's staff:
- 606 lawyer linguists, 71 interpreters 
- 24 official languages of the Union 
- 552 language combinations 
- 1 285 000 pages produced by the translation department + interpretation provided for 721 hearings and meetings annually

Pending cases