Legal acts – statistics

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Consult, by year and by month, the number of regulations, directives and decisions, both in force and no longer in force. For each type of act, find the total number as well as detailed figures the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council. There are separate lists for basic and amending acts.

The figures are based on the date of the adoption of the act and do not include corrigenda.

Number of legal acts

Basic acts Amending acts
Regulations 522 409
EP and Council 19 19
Council of the European Union 10 60
European Commission 492 327
Other 1 3
Directives 7 17
EP and Council 4 4
Council of the European Union 1 2
European Commission 2 11
Other 0 0
Decisions 450 189
EP and Council 12 2
Council of the European Union 220 96
European Commission 173 78
Other 45 13
Total 979 615