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Access to Information Statistics

The City of Calgary compiles and makes available semi-annual statistics about requests received under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP).

To view statistics in graphical format: 2018 PDF, 2017 PDF​

2018


Access to information requests received by City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Personal requests 49 50
​General requests 167 152
​TOTAL 216 202

 

Number of access to information requests by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer 68 69​
​Community Services 78 57​
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​36 20​
​Law & Legislative Services 58 38
​Planning & Development 42 70
​Transportation​​ 37 48
Urban Strategy 7 3
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​28 37

 

Operational cost of City Clerk’s FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$506,447 ​$504,807
​Fees assessed to applicants* ​$3,050 ​$4,044

* Fees assessed to the applicant are processed into The City of Calgary general revenue account.

 

Hours per access to information request by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer 431 ​537
​Community Services 471 229
​Deputy City Manager's Office 266​ 141
​Law & Legislative Services 270 315
​Planning & Development 144 184
​Transportation 300 250
​Urban Strategy 0 16
​Utilities and Environmental Protection 263 153

 

Access to information requests by applicant source type

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Academia 1
5
​Business 62 65
​Interest group 9 8
​Media 17 14
​Officials ​0 1
​Personal 49 50
​Public 78 59
​TOTAL 216 202


2017


Access to information requests received by City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Personal requests ​66 ​62
​General requests ​122 ​124
​TOTAL ​188 ​186

 

Number of access to information requests by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer ​39 ​49
​Community Services ​53 ​87
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​15 16​
​Law & Legislative Services ​48 ​46
​Planning & Development 3​4​ ​44
​Transportation ​27 11​
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​17 ​28

 

Operational cost of City Clerk’s FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$531,640 ​$531,614
​Fees assessed to applicants* ​$4,982 ​$3,417

* Fees assessed to the applicant are processed into The City of Calgary general revenue account.

 

Hours per access to information request by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer ​208 ​241
​Community Services ​146 ​202
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​801 525
​Law & Legislative Services ​567 ​452
​Planning & Development 169 ​165
​Transportation ​321 433
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​328 ​226

 

Access to information requests by applicant source type

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Academia ​0 ​0
​Business ​31 ​57
​Interest group ​2 ​8
​Media ​29 ​15
​Officials ​0 ​0
​Personal 66​ ​62
​Public ​60 ​44
​TOTAL 1​88​ ​186
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