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,HTML,EXCEL,PDF,TSV)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Portal de Reportes Financieros, Base de datos BOOST, Gastos - Administración Central y Entidades Descentralizadas published by Ministerio de Hacienda - Sub Secretaría de Estado de Administración Financiera ,
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The data available at the SPIR portal 1 is provided with low granular level, it not seems to be complete but it is up-to-date and well formatted. It is also easy to share. Howerver, it only works on Firefox.

There is another tools maintained by the Ministerio de Hacienda, called the Boost database [3] that contains budget information from 2003 until 2014.

About the license, the Paraguayan FOI law[3], and the presidential decree that regulares this law [4] establishes an open license for the budget data.




[3] Law 5282/2014.


Reviewer comments

I have checked the data and it is correct.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • Juan Pane