Open Knowledge

Government Budget 100% open


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? Yes(Here)
  •   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(as Opendata sets published by Rijksbegroting)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


No changes from last year. Data is published here (, and is available as CSV, under Creative Commons CC Zero license. It has an overview of expenses, liabilities by departmental budgets.

See last year's comment below: De begrotingsstaten van het Rijk worden op of rond prinsjesdag als open data ontsloten. Deze staten bevatten een artikelsgewijsuitsplitsing van de geraamde verplichtingen,uitgaven en ontvangsten van een begroting. Deze staten worden geregeld bijgewerkt. [No changes from 2013]

Reviewer comments

I have checked this data and it is correct.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • Tarek Amr