Government Budget 100% open

New Zealand

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

XLS

Data licence

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence . You are free to copy, distribute and adapt the work, as long as you attribute the work to the Crown and abide by the other licence terms. - See more at: http://www.budget.govt.nz/about/index.htm#licensing

Data Location

  • http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2017
  • http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget/2017 - "This is the home page for Budget 2016 for the Government of New Zealand. ... Most of these documents are tabled in Parliament by the Minister of Finance on Budget Day, 26 May 2016. "
  • http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2016/documents-data.ht - The 2016 data and overviw
  • http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/excel/data/b16-revenue - Revenue XLS
  • http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/excel/data/b16-expendi - Expenditure XLS
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once Yes see http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2016/data-library/index.htm#estimates
    Up-to-date Yes There is a six=monthly fiscal update - http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2016/data-library/index.htm#estimates
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format XLS
    findable 4
    findable_steps My 2016 New Zealand budget search in Google returned these sites as their top results
    licence_url This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence . You are free to copy, distribute and adapt the work, as long as you attribute the work to the Crown and abide by the other licence terms. - See more at: http://www.budget.govt.nz/about/index.htm#licensing
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name The New Zealand Treasury
    characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
    location http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2017 - , http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget/2017 - "This is the home page for Budget 2016 for the Government of New Zealand. ... Most of these documents are tabled in Parliament by the Minister of Finance on Budget Day, 26 May 2016. ", http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/2016/documents-data.ht - The 2016 data and overviw, http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/excel/data/b16-revenue - Revenue XLS, http://www.budget.govt.nz/budget/excel/data/b16-expendi - Expenditure XLS The 2017 budget data is only presented on the 25th of May 2017.

    Details

    I have been conservative with my response to B9 as I do not personally download this machine-readable data.

    Reviewer comments

    Accept

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Anna Alberts
    Submitters   Keitha Booth
    Last modified   Tue Jan 24 2017 22:56:32 GMT+0000 (UTC)