Open Knowledge

Government Budget 45% 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? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Law on State budget of the Republic of Tajikistan approved annually. It identifies general income, sources of income, expenditures, deficit, and other details of the state budget. published by Ministry of Finance of Tajikistan,
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Tajikistan is member to Open Budget Initiative. The first and last assessment was conducted in 2012, which found OBI as 17%. Though it is low in rank, it is encouraging that OBI-oriented actions have been taken in the level of the Ministry.

As ODRA interviewees believe the published information public data or information. However, there is no clear statement about intellectual property rights attached to the government information. There is also no clear statement for the terms and conditions of reuse, e.g. license.

Reviewer comments

The submission is correct.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • anonymous