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.

Data Location


Submitters comment: Budget speech is available from various sources including bank of Botswana From the government website -

Reviewers comment: It appears that the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning offers budget data at general level (, where pdf-downloads are available. The numbers are divided by sectors, but not very granular and does not contain sub department level.

Reviewer comments

Data only exist in department level, and not in sub-depratment / program level. Therefore, data exist but it is not publicly available.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • N Is data in digital form
  • N Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Sun Sep 27 2015 23:10:29 GMT+0000 (UTC)