United States of America

United States of America Public Records Guide

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

5 U.S. Code ยง 552

Stats

Request Record
17979 Filed
4977 Completed
1935 Rejected
3771 No Responsive Documents
663 Awaiting Acknowledgement
3222 Awaiting Response
637 Requiring Action
3441 Overdue
Appeals
309 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
172 days
Success Rate
26.12%
Average Fee
$5136578.39
2.15% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4,464 293,868
Central Intelligence Agency 888 18,138
National Security Agency 578 5,201
U.S. Department of State 535 23,875
Department of Homeland Security 451 12,431
Drug Enforcement Administration 396 11,867
Federal Communications Commission 384 22,079
Federal Trade Commission 316 9,865
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 297 9,081
Environmental Protection Agency 283 21,166

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,373 128,656
New York 798 28,151
California 512 25,655
Texas 419 26,909
Florida 372 13,727
Arizona 283 8,677
Virginia 256 5,049
New Jersey 228 7,086
Washington 227 42,468
Connecticut 226 8,079