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
25854 Filed
6774 Completed
2670 Rejected
5126 No Responsive Documents
1153 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5251 Awaiting Response
1639 Requiring Action
5901 Overdue
Appeals
467 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
178 days
Success Rate
24.48%
Average Fee
$4310873.32
1.78% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,043 458,937
Central Intelligence Agency 1,394 26,619
National Security Agency 671 8,396
U.S. Department of State 645 26,390
Department of Homeland Security 644 16,413
Drug Enforcement Administration 494 13,698
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 443 12,298
Federal Communications Commission 423 25,868
Federal Trade Commission 364 10,745
Environmental Protection Agency 361 29,440

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,543 1,398,008
New York 1,004 36,053
California 775 44,280
Texas 534 32,022
Florida 483 27,717
Virginia 356 6,758
Arizona 345 12,590
New Jersey 312 9,587
Georgia 310 10,331
Washington 299 62,071