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
27094 Filed
7204 Completed
2870 Rejected
5431 No Responsive Documents
1133 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5243 Awaiting Response
1920 Requiring Action
5896 Overdue
Appeals
491 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
183 days
Success Rate
24.85%
Average Fee
$4157290.56
1.76% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,240 487,084
Central Intelligence Agency 1,430 27,644
National Security Agency 689 8,523
U.S. Department of State 682 26,520
Department of Homeland Security 673 16,509
Drug Enforcement Administration 507 14,030
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 477 12,353
Federal Communications Commission 429 26,055
Federal Trade Commission 380 10,922
Environmental Protection Agency 366 31,912

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,564 1,399,917
New York 1,059 37,877
California 829 46,388
Texas 578 33,486
Florida 532 30,760
Virginia 385 8,472
Arizona 357 14,964
Georgia 329 10,936
New Jersey 324 9,796
Pennsylvania 322 15,221