Government Budget 72% 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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

Data licence

Its just available.

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
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge 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
    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

    Reviewer comments

    Adjusted: B5 and B8.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Anna Alberts
    Submitters   Franka Vaughan
    Last modified   Wed Jan 18 2017 21:42:35 GMT+0000 (UTC)