Records of actual (past) national government spending at a detailed transactional level. Data must display ongoing expenditure, including transactions and subsidies. A database of contracts awarded or similar will not be considered sufficient. Open spending data shows whether public money is efficiently and effectively used. It helps to understand spending patterns, and to display corruption, misuse, and waste. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.
|In an open and machine-readable format|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Ministry of Finance and Public Accounts (Ministère des Finances et des Comptes Publics)|
|Controlled access||No||Also, the National Institute of Statistics and Economy Studies seems to collect expenditure and receipts of general government, in XLS. However, document are difficult to find and in the end browsers have trouble to open files: https://www.insee.fr/en/statistiques/2387925?sommaire=2387999#consulter Also, some spending data up to 2010 can be found here: https://www.data.gouv.fr/fr/datasets/depenses-des-administrations-publiques-par-fonction-de-depense-564176/ Still, accessibility in alignment with open data requirements is not given.|
Public spending data are collected and stored at transactional level on the financial information system named CHORUS. However, the data is not available online as, according to the Etalab open data mission, the database is covered by commercial and statistical secrets.