Open Knowledge

Government Spending / 2014 10% open


What data is expected?

Records of actual (past) national government spending at a detailed transactional level; A database of contracts awarded or similar will not considered sufficient. This data category refers to detailed ongoing data on actual expenditure. Data submitted in this category should meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Individual record of transactions.
  • Date of the transactions
  • Government office which had the transaction
  • Name of vendor
  • amount of the transaction
  • Update on a monthly basis

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? No
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The national transactional spending data is not available.

Procurement data (which is a big subset of national spending data) is however available as open data. It can be downloaded in bulk from: /interfaz-consultas-publicaciones.

XML files in a dataset in Uruguay's CKAN instace at correspond to the codelists used in the actual data.

Reviewer comments

Data is not transactional data and therefore was changed accordingly.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • Tryggvi Björgvinsson