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
28510 Filed
7605 Completed
3020 Rejected
5697 No Responsive Documents
1188 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5412 Awaiting Response
2235 Requiring Action
6081 Overdue
Appeals
517 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
190 days
Success Rate
24.92%
Average Fee
$4022443.45
1.73% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,485 503,707
Central Intelligence Agency 1,510 30,903
U.S. Department of State 720 26,654
National Security Agency 712 8,862
Department of Homeland Security 705 27,047
Drug Enforcement Administration 522 14,154
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 509 13,237
Federal Communications Commission 450 26,249
Federal Trade Commission 392 10,941
Department of Interior, Office of the Secretary 392 16,442

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,628 1,402,332
New York 1,147 81,464
California 951 54,931
Texas 610 33,958
Florida 589 31,855
Virginia 465 9,440
Arizona 382 15,049
New Jersey 369 11,341
Washington 358 87,263
Pennsylvania 354 16,680