CEN in figures 

Technical Bodies

At the start of 2020 CEN has 2134 (active) Technical Bodies, whereof:

  • 321 CEN Technical Committees
  • 51 CEN Workshops
  • 57 Sub-Committees of CEN Technical Committees
  • 1535 CEN Working Groups
  • 16 CEN-CENELEC Technical Committees
  • 7 CEN-CENELEC Workshops
  • 26 CEN-CENELEC Working Groups
  • 4 CEN-CENELEC-ETSI Technical Committees
  • 12 CEN-CENELEC-ETSI Working Groups

Published European standards and other CEN deliverables

In 2019, CEN produced 1164 documents:

  • 1071 European Standards (ENs)
  • 50 Technical Specifications (TSs)
  • 26 Technical Reports (TRs)
  • 15 CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs)
  • 2  CEN Guides (CGs)

The total number of living documents at the end of December 2019 is 17309 and consists of:

  • 15605  European Standards (ENs)
  • 26  European Prestandards (ENVs)
  • 534 Technical Specifications (TSs)
  • 82 CEN Reports (CRs)
  • 546 Technical Reports (TRs)
  • 476 CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs)
  • 40 CEN Guides (CGs)

3567 documents were in preparation at the end of 2019.

Latest update on Technical Bodies and Standards

Find the latest information on Technical Bodies and Standards evolution and forecast.

The outcomes of CEN and CENELEC activities are presented in the CEN-CENELEC statistical pack.
The quarterly reporting package covers:

(1) standards publications
(2) work programme
(3) development timeframe
(4) international relations
(5) relations to EU legislation.