Government Budget 45% open


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 PDF
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps direclty from the site
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Hellenic Parliament
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location - Greek Goverment Budget only in Greek so far. not translated in English yet
The General Accounting Office is responsible for the dissemination and publicity of the Annual Budget. Unfortunately, the General Accounting office has chosen to publish the related data in formats, which essentially prevents further use of this information by the public. The annual budget is published as unstructured PDF documents, while the internal breakdown formations change almost every year. This makes comparisons of actual spending with the budget , particularly difficult. Some experimental projects have been made using data scraping techniques , however, for a reliable and efficient solution the General Accounting Office should re-evaluate the data publishing policies applied. QA note: Changed to data is not opened. Copyright - Ministry of Finance © 2014

The submission is valid. Thank you Kleanthis Koupidis for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location - Greek Goverment Budget
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Kleanthis Koupidis
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 14:18:18 GMT+0000 (UTC)