Statistical data show a significant increase in the number of petitions, with a significant proportion of them declared admissible. Closed petitions refer to petitions that have been processed and an answer sent to the petitioner, while open ones concern petitions that are still being processed. On the origin of petitions and the Member States concerned, most were submitted by citizens from Germany, Spain, Italy, Romania and the UK, and related to issues concerning these countries. In terms of field most petitions concerned fundamental rights, the environment, the internal market, consumers’ rights, health and animal welfare.
Petitions to the EP by field
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