Government Budget 45% open

The Bahamas

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 No
In an open and machine-readable format Only PDF file available
Downloadable at once No Difficulty downloading PDF file of the document
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps The website government website http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/ was easily found via google. From there the National Budget tab was found
Collected by government Yes
usability 1 No historical data for comparison or review
collector_name Ministry of Finance
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/National%20 - Budget Documents, http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/wcm/connect/3da6c75f-489a - Budget Communication 2016 - 17 , http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/wcm/connect/c6018ebc-31b3 - Part of the budget is available in CSV

Accept. Some additional data is available in CSV, but the main budget law as a comprehensive document only available in pdf.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/National%20 - Budget Documents
   http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/wcm/connect/3da6c75f-489a - Budget Communication 2016 - 17
   http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/wcm/connect/c6018ebc-31b3 - Part of the budget is available in CSV
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Wed Jan 18 2017 06:26:07 GMT+0000 (UTC)