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
19737 Filed
5414 Completed
2090 Rejected
4114 No Responsive Documents
706 Awaiting Acknowledgement
3665 Awaiting Response
892 Requiring Action
3910 Overdue
Appeals
315 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
173 days
Success Rate
25.83%
Average Fee
$4859662.62
2.07% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4,603 322,101
Central Intelligence Agency 981 19,644
National Security Agency 578 6,468
U.S. Department of State 543 25,440
Department of Homeland Security 480 12,751
Drug Enforcement Administration 402 13,411
Federal Communications Commission 381 25,182
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 335 10,050
Federal Trade Commission 312 10,273
Environmental Protection Agency 311 25,943

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,381 129,795
New York 808 30,390
California 528 27,322
Texas 428 26,898
Florida 370 21,632
Arizona 280 9,990
Virginia 254 5,117
Washington 240 45,155
Connecticut 239 30,504
New Jersey 235 7,278