European Court of Human Rights published its annual report and statistics 2019
Total of 19 cases pending against Finland in the beginning of 2020.
Read the Annual Report 2019 (en). Report also includes a summary of the most inteteresting cases in 2019 (Chapter 2, page 27 onwards).
In 2019 44,500 applications were allocated to a judicial formation, an overall increase of 3% compared with 2018 (43,100). 29,800 of these were identified as Single-Judge cases likely to be declared inadmissible (an increase of 2% in relation to 2018). Single judge applications continue to be processed as soon as they are identified as qualifying for such a procedure. 14,700 applications were identified as probable Chamber or Committee cases (an increase of 7%).
40,667 applications were disposed of judicially, a decrease of 5% in relation to 2018 (42,761). The number of cases allocated were 3,800 cases more than those disposed of. As a result, the stock of allocated applications pending before the Court increased, being 59,800 at the end of the year (as compared to 56,350 at the end of 2018).
Applications against Finland
Statistics in history
Between 1990 and 2019 Finland has received 190 judgments. Most of these concern Article 6 of the ECHR, either length of the proceedings (62) or other requirements of a fair trial (37).
Facts and Figures - updated in 2019