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 available data is not as precise as requested by the indicator. Although available in a machine-readable format, the data is not available for bulk download (each file needs to be downloaded individually).

The Ministry of Economy and Finances also releases data on the Open Data portal ( ). Copyright by the institution although each dataset on may display individual license (ODbL). The licensing terms being confusing and the general website's terms being priority, data is thus considered non-open.

*Reviewer's note: Data is aggregated and does not contains monthly transactional data.

Reviewer comments

Changed according to the spending guidelines.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • ? 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   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Sun Nov 30 2014 22:13:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)