Government Budget 83% 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?

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 format


Data Location

  • - Estimates for the year ending 31 March 2017
  • - Estimates for all chapters in PDF
  • 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 CSV
    findable 4
    findable_steps Go to Hong Kong Government Website and search budget
    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 - Estimates for the year ending 31 March 2017, - Estimates for all chapters in PDF

    Reviewer comments

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

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Anna Alberts
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Mon Nov 21 2016 01:58:33 GMT+0000 (UTC)