Data breaches notification costs worldwide 2017-2018

This statistic shows the estimated data breaches notification costs worldwide in 2017 and 2018, by country. The reported costs include the creation of databases, compliance costs, as well as consultancy fees in case of data breach. The highest costs were registered among companies in the U.S. with nearly 740 thousand U.S. dollars as of 2018.

Estimated notification costs of data breaches worldwide in 2017 and 2018, by country

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Release date

July 2018



Survey time period


Special properties

477 organizations and 2.200 individuals

Supplementary notes

Data on 2017 can be found here.
*ME is a cluster sample of companies located in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
*ASEAN is a cluster sample of companies located in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

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