Government Budget 65% open

Ghana

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
In an open and machine-readable format The budget for 2017 is only available in PDF, but the provision fiscal data for the years 2015 and 2016 are available in excel: http://www.mofep.gov.gh/sites/default/files/fiscal_data/PROVISIONAL%20FISCAL%20DATA%20JAN%20-%20DEC%202016.xlsx
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Ministry of Finance website and searched under Financials
licence_url Its just available.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Ministry of Finance, Ghana
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=fiscal-data - fiscal data under Financials , http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=budget-statements - this provides the budget execution reports , http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=budget-statements - The budget statements for 2017

Adjusted: B5 and B8.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=fiscal-data - fiscal data under Financials
   http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=budget-statements - this provides the budget execution reports
   http://www.mofep.gov.gh/?q=budget-statements - The budget statements for 2017
Data licence   Its just available.
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   Franka Vaughan
Last modified   Wed Jan 18 2017 21:42:35 GMT+0000 (UTC)