Government Budget 55% open


What data is expected?

National government budget, that is the planned government expenditure for high-level activities, but not a fine-grained list of expenditure items. 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.

  • Enacted budget
  • Ongoing revenues / expenditures
  • Disaggregation by department, program, expenditure
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable No Data available is only the budget project. It's not the actual approved budget. Enacted budget is not available
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes
In an open and machine-readable format Other Available in PDF format
location - Data and Statistics by the Ministry of Finance
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Conducted a google search with the phrase Malawi budget. Found the Ministry of Finance website, and found the necessary links.
characteristics Ongoing revenues / expenditures, Disaggregation by department, program, expenditure Disaggregation is by program and expenditure.
Controlled access No
Collector name Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning & Development
The Program Based budget for 2016/2017 is in draft format. The 2015/2016 program budget is an estimate of Expenditure on Recurrent and Capital Budget.

Meta data

Data location - Data and Statistics by the Ministry of Finance
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Other
Reviewer   Oscar Montiel
Submitters   Paul Mungai
Last modified   Mon May 07 2018 11:32:49 GMT+0000 (UTC)