VIII. COMPARISONS WITH PREVIOUS YEAR(S).
A. Comparison of numbers of requests received:
53,992 in FY06 vs. 52,010 in FY05, a 3.8% increase
B. Comparison of number of requests processed:
54,925 in FY06 vs. 51,435 in FY05, a 6.8% increase
C. Comparison of median numbers of days requests were pending as of end of fiscal year:
Varied by component. See chart on page 16.
D. Other statistics significant to components:
845 requests for expedited processing received; 332 requests for expedited processing granted.
E. Other narrative statements describing component efforts to improve timeliness of FOIA performance and to make records available to the public (e.g., backlog-reduction efforts; specification of average number of hours per processed request; training activities; public availability of new categories of records):
See Section XII.