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
34592 Filed
9427 Completed
4013 Rejected
6935 No Responsive Documents
1151 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5875 Awaiting Response
3320 Requiring Action
6863 Overdue
Appeals
587 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
231 days
Success Rate
25.45%
Average Fee
$3547565.41
1.62% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7,607 578,626
Central Intelligence Agency 1,779 40,350
U.S. Department of State 883 27,957
Department of Homeland Security 876 31,655
National Security Agency 817 9,513
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 654 14,348
Drug Enforcement Administration 639 14,838
United States Customs and Border Protection 525 5,950
Department of Interior, Office of the Secretary 512 43,478
Federal Communications Commission 502 29,402

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,929 1,444,187
New York 1,844 149,888
California 1,383 81,531
Texas 908 48,727
Florida 896 51,067
Virginia 677 12,431
Washington 558 116,305
Minnesota 557 10,104
Illinois 528 28,427
Pennsylvania 525 28,580