BOOST Open Budgets Portal

What is this?
The BOOST Open Budgets Portal is a World Bank platform with expenditure data for numerous countries that can be used for analyses and comparison purposes.
Key points
  • Expenditure data
  • Multiple stages of budget cycle
  • 28 developing countries
  • Public expenditure reviews (PER)
  • Budget analysis guides
What can it be used for?
The portal includes budget data and expenditure analysis for a number of different countries, provided by national governments, the World Bank, and other contributors. This information can be used to compare expenditure, performance, and analysis methodologies across various countries.
How can it be accessed and used?
  1. Visit http://boost.worldbank.org/
  2. Click “By Country” in the menu on the left
  3. Select a country of interest
  4. Find data download links in the menu on the left
  5. Find the data user’s manual in the menu on the left

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