Official Information Act statistics

On this page you will find statistics for Official Information Act requests made to us.

The State Services Commission(external link) (SSC) and the Chief Ombudsman(external link) publish data covering the different agencies every 6 months.

Volume of requests

Financial year OIA requests handled
2017/2018* 810
2016/2017 1724

*as at 31 December

Timelines and release of requests 

Financial year % of responses responded to within the statutory timeframe # of requests the Ministry was unable to complete within the legislated timeframe
2017/18* 96.5% 28
2016/2017 88.6% 197

*as at 31 December