Government Budget 100% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes The website content is under the following license: CC Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, RDF As said there are files in .nt format as well, but it was not possible for me to open it.
Downloadable at once Yes There are links indicating the download of all the information of the annual budget (per year), but the file is in a NTriple format, which is very uncommon. It was not possible to open the file using regular programs. Although it is possible to export ( in .csv files) datasets per query from the system.
Up-to-date Yes Yes, including even the 2017 proposed budget
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Type “Orçamento Federal Anual” (Federal Annual Budget) in Google, the first options are going to the ones indicated above.
licence_url and At the page footer.
Collected by government Yes The Government Budget is published in different official websites (Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning, Budget, and Management, Federal Budget Secretary, Integrated System for Planning and Budgeting, Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies). The Federal Budget Secretary, a subdepartment of Ministry of Planning, Budget, and Management, is in charge for the coordination of the budget process management.
usability 3 There is no API and there is no way to easily get the whole dataset at once. Although it is possible to download data in processable format.
collector_name Federal Budget Secretary (Secretaria de Orçamento Federal) This is the agency responsible for the consolidation of all public agencies budgets considering the expected revenues and fiscal targets for the next year.
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location - Federal Budget Secretary, - Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, - Federal Senate (SIGA), - Chamber of Deputies, - Integrated planning and budgeting system (SIOP), - Open Data Portal Federal Budget The data available in Federal Budget Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management and Chamber of Deputies is the content of the Annual Budget Laws while SIGA and SIOP are systems with structured data about federal budget and expenditures. For this evaluation we will be considering the data from SIOP because it is a structured dataset coming from a primary source.

Accept: Based on the comment section on the forum, I have added the links from the Brazilian Open Data Portal and thus changed the questions about bulk download (yes), format (RDF), license (added) and ease of use (3) to reflect this new information.

Meta data

Data location - Federal Budget Secretary - Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management - Federal Senate (SIGA) - Chamber of Deputies - Integrated planning and budgeting system (SIOP) - Open Data Portal Federal Budget
Data licence and
Data format   CSV, RDF
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Wed Nov 23 2016 21:03:58 GMT+0000 (UTC)