Government Budget 85% open

Hong Kong

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 CSV
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Go to Hong Kong Government Website and search budget
licence_url https://data.gov.hk/en/terms-and-conditions
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location http://www.budget.gov.hk/2016/eng/estimates1.html - Estimates for the year ending 31 March 2017, http://www.budget.gov.hk/2016/eng/estimates.html - Estimates for all chapters in PDF

Reviewer: I changed question B5, because on the indicated page I could only download the different files one-by-one.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.budget.gov.hk/2016/eng/estimates1.html - Estimates for the year ending 31 March 2017
   http://www.budget.gov.hk/2016/eng/estimates.html - Estimates for all chapters in PDF
Data licence   https://data.gov.hk/en/terms-and-conditions
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Nov 21 2016 01:58:33 GMT+0000 (UTC)