This is a user-friendly interactive database that provides a unique overview of the lobby organisations registered in the EU Transparency Register – the register of Brussels lobbyists.
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By simply clicking on the graph or list below users can rank, sort and filter the EU lobby organisations.




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Top 10 Countries

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Countries where organisations are headquartered according to their filings with the EU Transparency Register. Graph indicates the number of organisations headquartered in each country.


Number of organisations

Lobbying expense

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Lobby budget as declared by the organisation in the EU Transparency Register under estimate of the annual costs related to activities covered by the register. According to the official guidelines estimates should include staff costs, office, administrative and operational expenses, outsourced activities, memberships and other relevant costs.

Category of Lobby organisation

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The classifications in this graph reflect the categories established by the EU Transparency Register. Names have been shortened. The shares of the pie reflect the number of registered organisations per category.

Corporate
Consultants
Think Tanks
Municipal
NGOs
Churches
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Parliament accreditations

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Number of access badges to the European Parliament per lobby organisation. All registered lobby organisations can obtain access badges to the European Parliament – numbers are not caped. Share of the pie indicates the number of organisations that have this many badges.


Number of meetings

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Number of high-level lobby meetings with the European Commission per lobby organisation. Share of pie indicates the number of organisations that have this many meetings.

Lobbyists

Sub-Category of lobby organisation

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The classifications in this graph reflect the sub-categories established by the EU Transparency Register. Some names have been shortened. Graph indicates the number of registered lobby organisations per sub-category.


Registered Lobby Organisations
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Meetings:
Number of high-level meetings the organisation has had with the European Commission since December 2014.

Lobby Expense:
Lobby budget as declared by the organisation in the EU Transparency Register under “estimate of the annual costs related to activities covered by the register”. According to the official guidelines estimates should include staff costs, office, administrative and operational expenses, outsourced activities, memberships and other relevant costs.

Lobbyists:
Number of lobbyists (in full-time equivalent) as declared by the organisation on the EU Transparency Register.

EP Badges:
Number of access badges to the European Parliament that the organisation holds for the lobbyists. Information published on the EU Transparency Register.

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Nr Name Meetings EP badges Lobbyists Lobby Expense