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
32241 Filed
8632 Completed
3637 Rejected
6458 No Responsive Documents
1153 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5817 Awaiting Response
2906 Requiring Action
6830 Overdue
Appeals
565 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
217 days
Success Rate
24.99%
Average Fee
$3692888.80
1.67% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7,201 547,626
Central Intelligence Agency 1,675 37,502
U.S. Department of State 819 27,750
Department of Homeland Security 816 30,486
National Security Agency 773 9,197
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 599 13,350
Drug Enforcement Administration 593 14,516
Federal Communications Commission 483 28,223
United States Customs and Border Protection 477 5,308
Department of Interior, Office of the Secretary 475 30,261

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,828 1,439,358
New York 1,505 95,995
California 1,185 75,074
Texas 774 39,708
Florida 759 37,944
Virginia 594 10,665
Minnesota 506 5,322
Washington 472 104,498
Pennsylvania 471 23,823
Arizona 452 16,607