Government Budget 78% open


What data is expected?

National government budget at a high level, that is the planned government expenditure for the upcoming year, and not the actual expenditure. Open budget data allows for well-informed publics: showing where money is spent on, how public funds develop over time, and why certain activities are funded. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.

  • Budget per government department
  • Budget per sub-department
  • Descriptions for budget sections

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format


All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format XLS
findable 3
findable_steps Going to the website
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name FOD Budget & Beheerscontrole
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location - Dutch page, - French page


This is a revision to Bart Hanssens submission.

Reviewer comments

Not open license - it says that the data is only for personal use: "The information is available free of charge but if cited and only be used for personal use"

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Mon Apr 03 2017 16:58:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)