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Annual FOIA Reports

The FOIA requires each federal agency to submit an Annual Report to the Attorney General each year. These reports contain detailed statistics on the numbers of requests received and processed by each agency, the time taken to respond, and the outcome of each request, as well as many other vital statistics regarding the administration of the FOIA at federal departments and agencies.

Upcoming Annual FOIA Report and Quarterly Report Deadlines

3/1/2021 Agencies post Annual FOIA Report on their websites
4/30/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 2 Report
7/30/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 3 Report
10/29/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 4 Report

Annual FOIA Reports from all Federal Agencies

FY21 FY20 FY19 FY18    
FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14    

Older reports can be found in the OIP Archive.

Department of Justice Annual FOIA Reports

FY21 FY20 FY19 FY18 FY17
FY16 FY15 FY14 FY13 FY12
FY11 FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07
FY06 FY05 FY04 FY03 FY02
FY01 FY00 FY99 FY98  

OIP Summaries of Agency Annual FOIA Reports

FY20  FY19  FY18  FY17 FY16
FY15 FY14 FY13 FY12 FY11
FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07 FY06

Department of Justice Handbook for Agency Annual FOIA Reports (updated October 7, 2021)

Chief FOIA Officer Reports

The Attorney General's 2009 FOIA Guidelines require the Chief FOIA Officer for each federal agency to submit a report to the Attorney General containing a detailed description of the steps taken by the agency to improve FOIA compliance and transparency. These reports contain details of FOIA administration at each agency, as well as the steps taken to implement the Attorney General's 2009 FOIA Guidelines during each reporting year.

Chief FOIA Officer Reports from all Federal Agencies

2022 2021 2020 2019  
2018 2017 2016 2015  

Older reports can be found in the OIP Archive.

Department of Justice Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2022  2021  2020  2019  2018 
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010    

OIP Summaries and Assessments of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2021
(EXCEL)

2020
(EXCEL)
2019
(EXCEL​)
2018
(CSV)
2017
(CSV)

2016
(CSV)​​​

2015
(CSV)

  2014
(CSV)
2013
(CSV
2012
 
2011  2010      

Success Stories from Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011 2010  

Guidelines for 2022 Chief FOIA Officer Reports 

DOJ FOIA Litigation and Compliance Reports

The FOIA requires the Attorney General to submit a report to Congress each calendar year detailing the efforts of the Justice Department to encourage agency compliance with the FOIA. This report also includes lists of all FOIA litigation cases received and decided in that calendar year.

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
2001 2000 1999 1998  

Reports from the Office of Information Policy

Proactive Disclosure Pilot Assessment (June 30, 2016)

Updated March 14, 2022

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