Government Budget 45% open

Kenya

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 Can't find licensing info. Website says Copyright © 2017. The National Treasury. Datasets in Kenya Open Data are CC BY
In an open and machine-readable format PDF
Downloadable at once No 4 different PDFs
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Link to treasury website. Tab on the top says Budget. Folders of years from 2007 - 2017. Kenya Open Data portal has a number of budget datasets comparing spending and budget data. Not extensive but datasets from 2010/2011 and 2014 Very easy to navigate
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Treasury http://www.treasury.go.ke/
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections Review: Detailed information for all budget items.
location http://www.treasury.go.ke/component/jdownloads/category - pdfs of 2016-2017 recurrent and development budgets, http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?bbox=33.383408%2C-5. - Kenya Open Data Portal Data Open Data Portal not up to date
PDF information is extensive but requires considerable effort to do anything useful with this info. IBP has provided some useful recommendations here http://www.internationalbudget.org/opening-budgets/open-budget-initiative/open-budget-survey/country-info/?country=ke

Meta data

Data location   http://www.treasury.go.ke/component/jdownloads/category - pdfs of 2016-2017 recurrent and development budgets
   http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?bbox=33.383408%2C-5. - Kenya Open Data Portal
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   Sierra Williams
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 16:45:16 GMT+0000 (UTC)