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Statistics 2019

HRB Ceiling


The Court has published its annual activity report and statistics for 201

During the year the Court delivered 884 judgments and 38,480 applications were declared inadmissible or struck out of the list by a single judge, a three-judge Committee or a Chamber. The Court and its Registry have continued to implement new methods and procedures in order to speed up the processing of cases.

At the close of 2019 the number of applications pending before the Court totalled 59,800. One quarter of the currently pending applications concern the Russian Federation.

Press release Statistics

Annual Report 2019 Analysis of statistics 2019


  • Judgment concerning Turkey


    In the case of Ali Riza and Others v. Turkey, the Court found that there was a systemic issue concerning the settlement of disputes in football in Turkey and that the State should take measures to ensure the structural independence of the arbitration board.

    Press release

  • Judgment concerning North Macedonia


    In the case of L.R. v. North Macedonia the Court found, in particular, a violation of the prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment on account of the inadequate care and the treatment of  L.R., a disabled eight-year-old child placed in a State-run institution who was frequently tied to his bed for safety reasons.

    Press release




  • Election of a judge


    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has elected Mattias Guyomar as judge at the Court in respect of France, for a 9-year term of office which will begin on 22 June 2020.

    More info


Grand Chamber

  • Referral


    On 27 January 2020 the Court accepted the referral to the Grand Chamber of the case of Savran v. Denmark.

    In this case, the applicant, a Turkish national who suffers from a psychiatric illness, was convicted in Denmark and an order was made for his expulsion.

    Press release

    Cases pending before the Grand Chamber


Official Visit by the President of Georgia

Official Visit

  • Visit by the President of Georgia

    Visit by the President of Georgia

    On 28 January 2020, Salome Zourabichvili, President of Georgia, visited the Court and was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Lado Chanturia, judge elected in respect of Georgia, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.


Delivered Judgments & Decisions

Forthcoming Judgments & Decisions