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): 2
|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.|
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||XLS|
|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|
|collector_name||The Ministry of Finance|
|characteristics||Budget per government department|
|location||https://www.mof.gov.om/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%A7%D - 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.