Free Access to Information

Freedom of Information is the right to access information held by public bodies. It reflects the fundamental premise that all information held by governments and governmental institutions is in principle public and may only be withheld if there are legitimate reasons for not disclosing it, such as typically privacy and security.

Current state of play

The chart below shows the score of each indicator. You may change the sorting order by clicking on Ascending or Descending. You may also filter the data by clicking on the country name.

Highest Score

Average, 2021

FAI legal framework FAI coverage Requesting procedures and fees Time for dealing with request Exceptions to FAI Supervisory authority