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
27567 Filed
7389 Completed
2930 Rejected
5534 No Responsive Documents
1115 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5236 Awaiting Response
2019 Requiring Action
5947 Overdue
Appeals
489 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
185 days
Success Rate
25.04%
Average Fee
$4122719.98
1.74% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,304 496,171
Central Intelligence Agency 1,443 27,820
National Security Agency 699 8,748
U.S. Department of State 691 26,538
Department of Homeland Security 680 16,557
Drug Enforcement Administration 513 14,058
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 486 13,180
Federal Communications Commission 437 26,077
Federal Trade Commission 383 10,926
Environmental Protection Agency 373 32,088

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,600 1,401,594
New York 1,108 39,762
California 867 50,692
Texas 586 33,632
Florida 540 31,287
Virginia 408 9,055
Arizona 366 14,985
Georgia 333 10,946
New Jersey 332 10,491
Pennsylvania 331 16,138