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


The data is available since 2014 in CSV and XML. The data asset is also available on Finnish data portal

On the page ( ) data is available in PDF and HTML but not in CSV, XLS or neither through API. The page is hosted by Ministry of Finance. The main datasets are the ones Government proposes to the Parliament. The Parliament amends the budget perioidically. See the discussion in Finnish:

Machine readable data for 2015 can be found here -

Reviewer comments

Amended link to data. The rest of the submission is correct. Data is in bulk since all data is in one link.

Data Availability

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


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   CSV, xml
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Margit Suurhasko
Last modified   Fri Sep 25 2015 11:30:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)