Charts & Graphs

Below you will find three real-time graphs to show the top 10 lobby spenders; a comparison of business and public interest lobbies; and how overall lobbyist numbers have changed over time.

Top 10 biggest EU lobby spenders

This chart shows the 10 highest spending lobby organisations in the EU lobby register today (with an office in Belgium, at least one European Parliament access pass, and having had one or more meetings with top EU Commission officals since December 2014).

Top 10 generated: today

A comparison of business and public interest lobbies in the EU transparency register

This chart shows the distribution of different types of organisation on the EU lobby register:

  • the total number of organisations per category (light blue);
  • the number of organisations per category with an office in Belgium, holding at least one European Parliament access pass, and having had one or more meetings with top EU Commission officals since December 2014 (dark blue).

Hover your mouse pointer over the bars to see the specific numbers of organisations per category.

Graph generated: today

How have lobbyist numbers grown since 2012?

This graph shows the evolution of:

  • the total number of organisations on the EU transparency register (blue);
  • the number of organisations on the EU transparency register with an office in Belgium, holding at least one European Parliament access pass and having had one or more meetings with top EU Commission officials since December 2014 (green);
  • the total number of European Parliament accreditations (red).

All data is as of February 2012.

Graph generated: 17/09/2020