Complaint Activities

The Office of the Information Commissioner publishes its workload statistics every year as part of its annual report tabled in the House of Commons and the Senate. To enhance transparency, some data is now available and updated regularly on our website.

Please note that the following statistics do not necessarily reflect final numbers, as adjustments may be required month to month. Only statistics appearing in Annual Reports are to be considered official statistics.

Complaint Activity FY 2017/2018

Fiscal Year 2017-2018

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2017/2018
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 114 281 120 233 229               977
Closed 97 162 139 142 131               671

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Complaint Activity FY 2016/2017

Fiscal Year 2016-2017

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2016/2017
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 193 106 187 109 197 123 144 227 222 183 225 163 2079
Closed 117 162 175 163 198 188 167 266 125 187 171 326 2245

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Complaint Activity FY 2015/2016

Fiscal Year 2015-2016

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2015/2016
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 146 146 78 235 273 200 155 192 113 180 195 134 2047
Closed 67 75 95 103 103 94 84 94 109 117 139 201 1281

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Complaint Activity FY 2014/2015

Fiscal Year 2014-2015

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2014/2015
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 183 163 165 225 119 134 174 121 119 117 95 134 1749
Closed 101 142 96 101 136 119 263 109 110 111 172 145 1605

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Complaint Activity FY 2013/2014

Fiscal Year 2013-2014

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2013/2014
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 277 140 186 168 198 140 182 169 164 139 194 124 2081
Total closed 118 116 125 131 119 96 129 219 90 199 146 301 1789

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Complaint Activity FY 2012/2013

Fiscal Year 2012-2013

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2012/2013
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 166 122 118  111 206  86 141 144 133 146 124 99 1596
Total closed 113 108 118  97 120  100 151 142 117 134 147 275 1622

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Data as of April 5, 2013

Complaint Activity FY 2011/2012

Fiscal Year 2011-2012

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Complaint Activity
  FY 2011/2012
Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
Registered 122 117 107  95 93  106 108 140 121 148 102 206 1465
Total closed 31 96 63  59 93  91 141 146 162 218 175 221 1495

* Complaints include all complaints registered and Commissioner-initiated complaints

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Data as of April 5, 2012