Government Budget 78% 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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format


Data Location

  • - The Budget website 2017
  • - the excel file for the budget
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No There is no explicit license, however we do find the following text under this link ( In compliance with the provisions of the Law on Access to Public Information (Decree 57-2008 of the Congress of the Republic), we provide you with this portal, with the purpose of facilitating the exercise of the fundamental right that everyone has to access To the information generated, administered or held by the Ministry of Public Finance. In this way, it contributes to guarantee the transparency in the management and execution of the resources of the public administration.
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format XLS
    findable 4
    findable_steps Fist hit on google
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Ministerio de Finanzas Publicas
    collector_non_gov The bugdet is published only in an image PDF not in open format
    characteristics Budget per government department
    location - The Budget website 2017, - the excel file for the budget

    Reviewer comments

    Fully updated this submission.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Anna Alberts
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Mon Dec 12 2016 22:13:07 GMT+0000 (UTC)