Government Budget 80% open


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 The website of the Ministry of Finance does not indicate that the budget is openly licensed, but the same document can be downloaded from the website of the Ministry of Legal Affairs where the terms and conditions of the website state that it is in the public domain.
In an open and machine-readable format XLS
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Go to the homepage of the website of the Ministry of Finance, select Financial Reports on main menu, select Annual Budget, then select year range.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name The Ministry of Finance
characteristics Budget per government department
location - Website of the Ministry of Finance
The Financial Law in Oman requires the Annual Budget to be ratified by Royal Decree, which means that it must be published in the Official Gazette as an official document exempt from copyright protection.

Meta data

Data location - Website of the Ministry of Finance
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   Riyadh Al-Balushi
Last modified   Thu Nov 24 2016 16:35:09 GMT+0000 (UTC)