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European Citizens' Initiative

Thresholds

Minimum numbers of signatories for initiatives registered since 01/02/2020 

The thresholds correspond to the number of the Members of the European Parliament elected in each Member State, multiplied by the total number of Members of the European Parliament.

The Member States are listed alphabetically using the spelling of their source language (protocol order).

CountryThreshold
Belgium14 805
Bulgaria11 985
Czechia14 805
Denmark9 870
Germany67 680
Estonia4 935
Ireland9 165
Greece14 805
Spain41 595
France55 695
Croatia8 460
Italy53 580
Cyprus4 230
Latvia5 640
Lithuania7 755
Luxembourg4 230
Hungary14 805
Malta4 230
Netherlands20 445
Austria13 395
Poland36 660
Portugal14 805
Romania23 265
Slovenia5 640
Slovakia9 870
Finland9 870
Sweden14 805

Minimum numbers of signatories for initiatives registered between 01/01/2020 and 31/01/2020

The thresholds correspond to the number of the Members of the European Parliament elected in each Member State, multiplied by the total number of Members of the European Parliament.

The Member States are listed alphabetically using the spelling of their source language (protocol order).

CountryThreshold
Belgium15 771
Bulgaria12 767
Czechia15 771
Denmark9 763
Germany72 096
Estonia4 506
Ireland8 261
Greece15 771
Spain40 554
France55 574
Croatia8 261
Italy54 823
Cyprus4 506
Latvia6 008
Lithuania8 261
Luxembourg4 506
Hungary15 771
Malta4 506
Netherlands19 526
Austria13 518
Poland38 301
Portugal15 771
Romania24 032
Slovenia6 008
Slovakia9 763
Finland9 763
Sweden15 020
United Kingdom54 823

Minimum numbers of signatories for initiatives registered between 01/07/2014 and 31/12/2019

The thresholds correspond to the number of the Members of the European Parliament elected in each Member State, multiplied by 750.

The Member States are listed alphabetically using the spelling of their source language (protocol order).

CountryThreshold
Belgium15 750
Bulgaria12 750
Czechia15 750
Denmark9 750
Germany72 000
Estonia4 500
Ireland8 250
Greece15 750
Spain40 500
France55 500
Croatia8 250
Italy54 750
Cyprus4 500
Latvia6 000
Lithuania8 250
Luxembourg4 500
Hungary15 750
Malta4 500
Netherlands19 500
Austria13 500
Poland38 250
Portugal15 750
Romania24 000
Slovenia6 000
Slovakia9 750
Finland9 750
Sweden15 000
United Kingdom54 750
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