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
29178 Filed
7683 Completed
3079 Rejected
5760 No Responsive Documents
1311 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5596 Awaiting Response
2265 Requiring Action
6454 Overdue
Appeals
524 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
193 days
Success Rate
24.61%
Average Fee
$3990071.40
1.70% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,597 504,118
Central Intelligence Agency 1,537 32,530
National Security Agency 729 8,899
U.S. Department of State 728 26,663
Department of Homeland Security 715 28,665
Drug Enforcement Administration 536 14,207
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 518 13,246
Federal Communications Commission 454 26,440
Department of Interior, Office of the Secretary 424 20,227
Federal Trade Commission 399 10,957

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,659 1,402,523
New York 1,185 81,960
California 962 55,632
Texas 634 34,815
Florida 617 31,897
Virginia 484 9,731
Arizona 392 15,051
New Jersey 383 11,530
Pennsylvania 380 16,871
Washington 374 89,963