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).

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FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2021

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2020

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2019

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2018

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2017​

2022


Access to information requests received by City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Personal requests 62 71
General requests 147 126
TOTAL 209 197
Number of access to information requests by department
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Auditor's Office 0 1
Chief Financial Officer 66 47
City Manager's Office 25 24
Community Services 102 60
Councillor's Ofice 14 10
Deputy City Manager's Office 18 8
Greenline 0 0
Office of the Mayor 5 5
Planning and Development 55 25
Transportation 34 28
Utilities and Environmental Protection 46 23
Operational cost of City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) $454,529 $491,911
Fees assessed to applicants* $3,051 $3,508

*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
Auditor's Office 0 2.25
Chief Financial Officer 49.5
City Manager's Office 55 56.5
Community Services 191.75 39.5
Councillors' Office 50.25 39.75
Deputy City Manager's Office 43 31.5
Greenline 0 0
Office of the Mayor 8.75 3.75
Planning and Development 42.50 35.5
Transportation 212 172
Utilities and Environmental Protection 82 46.13
Access to information requests by applicant source type
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Academia 1 0
Business 58 45
Interest group 0 0
Media 0 3
Officials 0 0
Personal 62 71
Public 88 78
TOTAL 209 197

Previous years statistics


2020

Access to information requests received by City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Personal requests 52 58
General requests 96 97
TOTAL 148 155
Number of access to information requests by department
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Auditor's Office 1 1
Chief Financial Officer 67 49
City Manager's Office 20 17
Community Services 58 81
Councillor's Ofice 11 6
Deputy City Manager's Office 10 14
Greenline 1 1
Office of the Mayor 6 4
Planning and Development 33 32
Transportation 16 16
Utilities and Environmental Protection 16 16
Operational cost of City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) $454,529 $491,911
Fees assessed to applicants* $3,051 $3,508

*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
Auditor's Office 0.25 2.25
Chief Financial Officer 164.75 49.5
City Manager's Office 119.75 47.75
Community Services 103.25 69.75
Councillors' Office 26.25 39.25
Deputy City Manager's Office 24.25 16.75
Greenline 1 8
Office of the Mayor 8.75 13.5
Planning and Development 53.25 22
Transportation 148 133
Utilities and Environmental Protection 217.5 12.75
Access to information requests by applicant source type
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Academia 1 2
Business 35 43
Interest group 3 2
Media 11 2
Officials 0 1
Personal 52 25
Public 46 47
TOTAL 148 155

2019

Access to information requests received by City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Personal requests 69 62
General requests 141 105
TOTAL 210 167
Number of access to information requests by department
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Office of the Mayor 3 6
Councillor's Ofice 14 8
Chief Financial Officer 101 61
Community Services 64 50
Deputy City Manager's Office 33 12
Law & Legislative Services 48 30
Planning and Development 38 33
Transportation 41 20
Urban Strategy 1 0
Utilities and Environmental Protection 38 22
Operational cost of City Clerk's Access and Privacy Office
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$544,928 $563,513
Fees assessed to applicants* ​$8,458 $4,140.33

*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
Office of the Mayor 1 14
Councillors' Office 118.25 89.25
Chief Financial Officer 270.55 156
Community Services 96.25 99.75
Deputy City Manager's Office 55.5 35
Law & Legislative Services 122.25 73
Planning & Development 100.5 39.75
Urban Strategy 1.5 0
Utilities and Environmental Protection 79.25 33.25
Access to information requests by applicant source type
Q1-Q2 Q3-Q4
Academia 1 2
Business 35 43
Interest group 3 2
Media 11 2
Officials 0 1
Personal 52 25
Public 46 47
TOTAL 148 155

2018

Access to information requests received by City Clerk's Access and Privacy 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 61
Community Services 78 50
Deputy City Manager's Office 36 12
Law & Legislative Services 58 30
Planning and Development 42 33
Transportation 37 20
Urban Strategy 7 0
Utilities and Environmental Protection 28 22
Operational cost of City Clerk's Access and Privacy 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 and 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 Access and Privacy 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 34 44
Transportation 37 20
Urban Strategy 27 11
Utilities and Environmental Protection 17 28
Operational cost of City Clerk's Access and Privacy 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 and 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 188 186
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