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
21804 Filed
5817 Completed
2232 Rejected
4491 No Responsive Documents
897 Awaiting Acknowledgement
4273 Awaiting Response
1120 Requiring Action
4511 Overdue
Appeals
370 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
177 days
Success Rate
25.07%
Average Fee
$4676323.25
1.94% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5,164 379,496
Central Intelligence Agency 1,276 23,666
National Security Agency 617 7,157
U.S. Department of State 583 26,263
Department of Homeland Security 557 15,107
Drug Enforcement Administration 456 13,578
Federal Communications Commission 392 25,558
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 372 10,891
Environmental Protection Agency 322 27,126
Federal Trade Commission 320 10,651

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,448 1,390,925
New York 859 31,678
California 620 28,419
Texas 458 28,868
Florida 403 22,601
Arizona 303 10,264
Virginia 291 6,026
New Jersey 285 8,746
Washington 263 52,412
Connecticut 251 30,664