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


Public procurements are published in PDF by the government, but it is only a subset of Budget Spending. This data is available here:

We are safe to assume that transaction level government spending data exists and is likely digital, but it does not appear to be available online.

Reviewer comments

Minor changes made

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • ? 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   PDF
Reviewer   Katelyn Rogers
Submitters   Mamadou Diagne
Last modified   Wed Oct 29 2014 19:10:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)