Government Spending 0% open

Czech Republic


What data is expected?

Records of actual (past) national government spending at a detailed transactional level. Data must display ongoing expenditure, including transactions and subsidies. A database of contracts awarded or similar will not be considered sufficient. Open spending data shows whether public money is efficiently and effectively used. It helps to understand spending patterns, and to display corruption, misuse, and waste. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.

  • Individual record of transactions
  • Government office which had the transaction
  • Date of transaction
  • Name of vendor
  • Amount of the transaction

How open is the data?

Actual spending data (paid invoices) are available only for a tiny fraction of the government. First office to make such data accessible was the Ministry of Finance, which publishes invoices backdating to 2010. They have also built their own visualisation app to present the data. Data: http://data.mfcr.cz/cs/dataset/prehled-faktur-ministerstva-financi-cr Visualisation: http://data.mfcr.cz/supervizor/ Couple of ministries (Justice, Regional development) inspired by them built their data own catalogues, even though the coverage is modest. In 2016, after a long political fight, a register of contracts awarded was launched. While the data is incomplete (e.g. some prices not published due to trade secret), it is a good info source. Data are also available as monthly XML dumps. However, this will not satisfy the "actual detailed spending on national level" criteria. I just wanted to mention the initiative, because it was quite a big step towards govt transparency. https://smlouvy.gov.cz/
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Reviewer   Diana Krebs
Submitters   Michaela Rybičková
Last modified   Sat Dec 03 2016 18:20:45 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Diana Krebs

Submitters

  • Michaela Rybičková
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