Information Quality

Why Doesn't My Data Match?

All reports generated on are based on data taken directly from agencies’ Annual FOIA Reports.  Occasionally, agencies will have to make an alteration to a value from a prior year’s report, and this may result in a discrepancy in a particular field from one year to the next.  Additionally, please note that FOIA.Gov contains data from all agencies for Fiscal Year 2010, and contains data from many, but not all agencies for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009. users are encouraged to review agencies’ full, human-readable reports, which contain footnotes and explanations for such discrepancies.  All federal agencies’ Annual FOIA Reports are available on the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy website. 








Last Updated: 6/2011

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