Chapter 4: Statistics

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Section I – Public Bodies - 2014

(Figures for the above tables are supplied by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, the HSE, the Local Authorities FOI Liaison Group, the Department of Health, the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies and the Liaison Group for the Higher Education Sector, and collated by the Office of the Information Commissioner.)

Section II - Office of the Information Commissioner – 2014

Section I – Public Bodies - 2014

Table 1: Overview of FOI requests dealt with by public bodies

Table 1: Overview of FOI requests dealt with by public bodies

Table 2: FOI requests dealt with by public bodies and subsequently appealed

Table 2: FOI requests dealt with by public bodies and subsequently appealed

Table 3: FOI requests received - by requester type

Table 3: FOI requests received - by requester type

* Actual percentage point is 0.6%

Table 4: Outcomes of FOI requests dealt with by public bodies

Table 4: Outcomes of FOI requests dealt with by public bodies

Table 5: Analysis of FOI requests dealt with by public service sector

Table 5: Analysis of FOI requests dealt with by public service sector

Table 6: FOI requests received by civil service Departments/Offices

Table 6: FOI requests received by civil service Departments/Offices

Table 7: FOI requests received by local authorities

Table 7: FOI requests received by local authorities

Table 8: FOI requests received by the HSE
(excluding certain agencies covered in Table 9)

Table 8: FOI requests received by the HSE

Table 9: FOI requests received by voluntary hospitals,mental health services regulators and related agencies

Table 9: FOI requests received by voluntary hospitals,mental health services regulators and related agencies

*At the time of printing this Report figures for FOI requests made to TUSLA –Child and Family Agency were not available

Table 10: FOI requests received by third-level education institutions

Table 10: FOI requests received by third-level education institutions

Table 11: FOI requests received by other bodies

Table 11: FOI requests received by other bodies

Table 12: Fees charged

Table 12: Fees charged

Section II - Office of the Information Commissioner – 2014

Table 13: Analysis of applications for review received

Table 13: Analysis of applications for review received

Table 14: Analysis of review cases

Table 14: Analysis of review cases

Table 15: Applications for review accepted in 2014

Table 15: Applications for review accepted in 2014

Table 16: Outcome of completed reviews – 3-year comparison

Table 16: Outcome of completed reviews – 3-year comparison

Table 17: Subject matter of review applications accepted – 3-year comparison

Table 17: Subject matter of review applications accepted – 3-year comparison

Table 18: Applications accepted by type – 3-year comparison

Table 18: Applications accepted by type – 3-year comparison

Table 19: General enquiries

Table 19: General enquiries

Table 20: Deemed refusals due to non-reply by public bodies

Table 20: Deemed refusals due to non-reply by public bodies

Sunday Business Post – 10/08/2014

Sunday Business Post – 10/08/2014



Galway Advertiser - 03/07/2014

Galway Advertiser - 03/07/2014



Longford Leader - 09/05/2014

Longford Leader - 09/05/2014



Irish Independent - 06/05/2014

Irish Independent - 06/05/2014