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

Data Location


The reports on include aggregated expenditures and revenues but do not include transactional data.

Extensive discussions took place with the Treasury in 2014; Feedback was submitted on public beta and data upload commitments; agreement in principle to include website analytics to quantify interest, to share with CSOs, developers and other governments on open data path; some discussions with open government lead at Microsoft Europe on shift from quarter end to month end to day end to real time open banking and extensive discussions with

Reviewer comments

Experts spending review changed this submission. Data is aggregated, not transactional.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y 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   Tryggvi Björgvinsson
Last modified   Sat Nov 29 2014 21:11:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)