Government Budget 50% open

Trinidad and Tobago

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 Location

  • - Contains Estimates of the Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017
  • - Planned revenue and expenditures are available here
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format
    findable 2
    findable_steps Googled "Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017" knew the search term from last year's index.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1
    collector_name Ministry of Finance
    characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
    location - Contains Estimates of the Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017, - Planned revenue and expenditures are available here


    The budget is available in separate files for planned revenue and planned expenditure (pdf). No terms of use or licenses could be found that would indicate whether data is usable openly.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Last modified   Fri Mar 31 2017 17:01:29 GMT+0000 (UTC)