Open Knowledge

Government Budget / 2014 70% open

Czech Republic

What data is expected?

National government budget at a high level. This category is looking at budgets, or the planned government expenditure for the upcoming year, and not the actual expenditure. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Planned budget divided by government department and sub-department
  • Updated once a year.
  • The budget should include descriptions regarding the different budget sections.

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Ministry of Finance)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Budgets for years 2010 - 2014 are available. The current budget is published in 3 phases (estimates, changes, actual expenditure) and updated quaterly.

Czech national budget for 2015 has not been approved by the parliament and therefore not published (not even a framework).

The license says, that data can be shared freely and integrated into computer programs or databases and other works. However, it also mentions, that the data can't be edited - I think this is just unfortunate definition, that means that the cannot be used in a misleading way, but I'm not 100% sure about it. The terms of use:

Reviewer comments

Updated this info after consultations with fellow Czech experts and the census community.



  • Michaela Rybičková


  • Michaela Rybičková