19. Leases

The table below shows the changes in right-of-use assets in 2020.

Millions of euro Leased land Leased buildings Leased plant Other leased assets Total
Total at December 31, 2019 545 601 488 367 2,001
Increases 241 109 16 194 560
Exchange differences (40) (16) (21) (13) (90)
Depreciation (30) (119) (33) (98) (280)
Other changes (9) (24) 29 (12) (16)
Total at December 31, 2020 707 551 479 438 2,175


Lease liabilities and changes during the year are shown in the table below.

Millions of euro  
Total at December 31, 2019 1,964
Increases 441
Payments (208)
Other changes (129)
Total at December 31, 2020 2,068
of which medium to long term 1,821
of which short term 247


Note that in 2020, despite the effects of the pandemic, no changes or renegotiations were made to leases.

Millions of euro  
  2020
Depreciation of right-of-use assets 280
Interest expense on lease liabilities 66
Expense relating to short-term leases (included in cost for services and other materials) 42
Expense relating to leases of low-value assets (included in cost for services and other materials) 1
Variable lease payments (included in cost for services and other materials) 17
Total 406