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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Up-to-date||No||The available documents go up to 2013|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||PDF download of the document|
|findable_steps||I decided to visit the Ministry of Finance page, by perusing the page I accessed the given resource tab and from there able to read their publication to the web. However the data for government budget was small and not recent|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||1||The given documentation does not include a detailed lay out of the government's budget. It is geared towards a presentation format that describes the objectives and adjustments for the fiscal year. Although good for users to investigate the country's objectives it does not coincide well with the objective of open data to measure and actual figures and performance|
|collector_name||Ministry of Finance|
|characteristics||Descriptions for budget sections|
|location||http://www.finance.gov.lc/resources/ - Ministry of Finance Resource Page, http://www.finance.gov.lc/resources/index/26 - Minsitry of Finance Budget publications|
Comment Reviewer: changed question B2 to No because I could only find a number of outdated budget speeches on the website of the ministry of finance.