Records of actual (past) national government spending at a detailed transactional level. Data must display ongoing expenditure, including transactions and subsidies. A database of contracts awarded or similar will not be considered sufficient. Open spending data shows whether public money is efficiently and effectively used. It helps to understand spending patterns, and to display corruption, misuse, and waste. 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): 1
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Up-to-date||No||The data log is up to Sept 2016|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||PDF download format|
|findable_steps||The data was not easily found, I visited various pages attempting to find the data which lead me to the Ministry of Finance page under the tab Fiscal Operations. However the data is considered small|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||The Ministry of Finance||Homepage: http://www.finance.gov.vc/|
|characteristics||Amount of the transaction|
|location||http://www.finance.gov.vc/finance/images/stories/pdf/go - SUMMARY OF FISCAL OPERATIONS OF THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENTOF ST.VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES For the period ended September 30, 2016|
The data was not easily found nor is it substantial to meet the objectives of an open data policy. As stated it is a summary however there are no other supporting documents or historical data
The little data there is is highly aggregated.