The 2nd most open budget in the world

As it is Day, it is worth celebrating one thing – the quality and openness of the information. This year there is even a smartphone app for the Budget.

The International Budget Partnership collaborates with civil society around the world to analyze and influence public budgets in order to reduce poverty and improve the quality of governance.

They have a league table of how open budgets are and the top ten are:

  1. South Africa 92
  2. New Zealand 90
  3. UK 87
  4. France 87
  5. Norway 83
  6. Sweden 83
  7. US 82
  8. Chile 72
  9. Brazil 71
  10. South Korea 71

The bottom five are Chad, Iraq, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji and Sao Tome E Principe all on zero.

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