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
28343 Filed
7606 Completed
3006 Rejected
5662 No Responsive Documents
1152 Awaiting Acknowledgement
5308 Awaiting Response
2181 Requiring Action
5988 Overdue
Appeals
513 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
188 days
Success Rate
25.07%
Average Fee
$4038795.33
1.73% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6,413 502,265
Central Intelligence Agency 1,467 30,420
U.S. Department of State 714 26,648
National Security Agency 709 8,783
Department of Homeland Security 696 26,330
Drug Enforcement Administration 517 14,081
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 503 13,230
Federal Communications Commission 445 26,202
Federal Trade Commission 391 10,939
Environmental Protection Agency 379 32,377

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,618 1,402,299
New York 1,131 40,654
California 936 54,391
Texas 602 33,842
Florida 572 31,814
Virginia 442 9,383
Arizona 376 15,046
Pennsylvania 350 16,583
Washington 348 86,368
New Jersey 341 11,141