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
23181 Filed
6118 Completed
2437 Rejected
4713 No Responsive Documents
918 Awaiting Acknowledgement
4598 Awaiting Response
1300 Requiring Action
5004 Overdue
Appeals
462 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
174 days
Success Rate
24.66%
Average Fee
$4537243.98
1.89% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5,603 424,934
Central Intelligence Agency 1,328 24,667
National Security Agency 643 8,193
U.S. Department of State 603 26,313
Department of Homeland Security 582 15,833
Drug Enforcement Administration 459 13,609
Federal Communications Commission 406 25,579
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 390 11,682
Environmental Protection Agency 341 27,191
Federal Trade Commission 328 10,677

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,481 1,395,589
New York 914 33,674
California 708 33,100
Texas 490 30,072
Florida 432 26,383
Arizona 324 10,993
Virginia 311 6,467
New Jersey 289 9,124
Georgia 283 9,640
Washington 276 56,347