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

Comments

According to the Ministry of Finance: http://www.treasury.gov.za/ is collecting this data but it appears not to be accessible publically from an official source.

Reviewer comments

This looks correct.

Comparing this to the results of IBP's Open Budget Survey: http://survey.internationalbudget.org and the publication of the enacted budgets in aggregated form on http://openbudgetlibrary.org - direct copy here: https://drive.google.com/a/okfn.org/file/d/0ByA9wmvBrAnZWlkxMGZTdnJ6T0U/view - this information (transactional expenditure) is collected but not published.

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
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Tryggvi Björgvinsson
Submitters   Greg Kempe
Last modified   Fri Sep 25 2015 08:53:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)