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
20845 Filed
5643 Completed
2175 Rejected
4343 No Responsive Documents
768 Awaiting Acknowledgement
3875 Awaiting Response
968 Requiring Action
4133 Overdue
Appeals
342 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
20 days
Average Response Time
175 days
Success Rate
25.47%
Average Fee
$4754796.73
2.00% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4,947 364,322
Central Intelligence Agency 1,166 21,772
National Security Agency 597 6,545
U.S. Department of State 564 26,240
Department of Homeland Security 497 15,074
Drug Enforcement Administration 410 13,491
Federal Communications Commission 387 25,504
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 363 10,143
Environmental Protection Agency 318 26,036
Federal Trade Commission 316 10,633

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Massachusetts 1,423 137,005
New York 828 31,466
California 579 27,853
Texas 444 28,256
Florida 381 22,340
Arizona 293 10,254
Virginia 272 5,442
Washington 247 47,651
Connecticut 243 30,536
Georgia 242 8,200