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2021-22 Quarterly Stats Reporting

The OIPC publishes the following information on a quarterly basis. These are not official statistics, and there is a backlog for entering opened and closed cases.

Official statistics for previous years are in annual reports.

Total Cases (Opened/Closed)*

Q4 Total 21 22

*Q1 is April 1 to June 30, Q2 is July 1 to September 30, Q3 is October 1 to December 31 and Q4 is January 1 to March 31.

Total Cases Opened/Closed by Legislation

Legislation Q1
Q2 Q3 Q4 Totals
FOIP Act 214/167 233/158 248/255 139/179 834/759
HIA 268/568 790/688 518/704 547/607 2,123/2,567
PIPA 95/119 139/68 112/114 72/156 418/457
Total 577/854 1,162/914 878/1,073 758/942 3,375/3,783

Cases Opened by Case Type**

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Opened Jul2021 Q2 Cases Opened Nov2021

Q3 Q4
Q3 Opened 21 22 Q4 Opened 21 22

Cases Closed by Case Type

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Closed Jul2021 Q2 Cases Closed Nov2021
Q3 Q4
Q3 Closed 21 22 Q4 Closed 21 22

**Other case types include investigations generated by Commissioner, offence investigations, requests for authorization to disregard requests, requests for information, requests to review third party intervention, requests to excuse fees, etc.