Government Budget 61% open

Portugal

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): 1

Data format

XLS, XML

Data Location

  • http://www.dgo.pt/politicaorcamental/Paginas/OEpagina.a - Complete budget available by search index and in .PDF format from 1959 onwards
  • https://www.dgo.pt/Paginas/default.aspx - main page for the Government Budget Agency
  • http://www.dgo.pt/politicaorcamental/Paginas/OEpagina_f - Some budget information in XML format (starting in 2016)
  • https://online.dgo.pt/DadosCidadao/Orcamento_CG.Entrada - Data visualization of Govt. Budget (only for 2015 and 2016)
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No All rights reserved
    Downloadable at once No Not possible to access or retrieve all the info at once
    Up-to-date Yes Update yearly
    Publicly available Yes No registration required
    Available free of charge Yes It can be downloaded on individual files, free of charge
    In an open and machine-readable format XLS, XML mainly PDF and embedded in web pages
    findable 3 Finding the place where the data resides was easy, but accessing it took some time due to being necessary to use a search mechanism on the page
    findable_steps googled: "orcamento estado portugal" and navigated the menus from the landing page pretty straightforward
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1
    collector_name DGO - Direção Geral do Orçamento Government Budget Agency
    characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department Descriptions are not very detailed
    location http://www.dgo.pt/politicaorcamental/Paginas/OEpagina.a - Complete budget available by search index and in .PDF format from 1959 onwards, https://www.dgo.pt/Paginas/default.aspx - main page for the Government Budget Agency, http://www.dgo.pt/politicaorcamental/Paginas/OEpagina_f - Some budget information in XML format (starting in 2016), https://online.dgo.pt/DadosCidadao/Orcamento_CG.Entrada - Data visualization of Govt. Budget (only for 2015 and 2016)

    Details

    Info. should have more detailed descriptions Data formats should be human readable Some documents are missing and some search options have no documents

    Reviewer comments

    Accept

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Anna Alberts
    Submitters   Oliveirauis L
    Last modified   Sat Jan 14 2017 12:15:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)