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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||No||Difficulty downloading PDF file of the document|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||Only PDF file available|
|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.