Government Budget 80% open

South Africa

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
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 By prior knowledge I knew where the data was held, so I googled government budget South Africa and found the results I needed in the first search page.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Republic of South Africa National Treasury
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/national%20budget/ - Republic of South Africa National Treasury, http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/national%20budget/ - Link to excel file
This is an amend to Tricia Govindasamy

The website of the treasury does not have a license and it is not open.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/national%20budget/ - Republic of South Africa National Treasury
   http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/national%20budget/ - Link to excel file
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Mon Apr 03 2017 17:06:46 GMT+0000 (UTC)