Open Budget

Description / Objectives

To know where public money goes.

Accountability and the right to know are essential conditions for an open governance policy. The current Catalan Law on Transparency (2014) has led to many changes within the administration, including having to publish expenses and revenue from public money. In 2016, Barcelona City Council created the Pressupost Obert (Open Budget) tool to make city budgets more understandable.

Via this online tool, users can browse budget information by department and by year, and find out invoicing information, among other functionalities, which allows them to compare the budget forecast with what was actually spent.

It also includes interactive graphics that help users understand where revenue comes from, where public money is being spent and why. All data is available in open format, may be downloaded and can be read in Catalan, Spanish and English.



The electronic processing of major works licences is now operational

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 12:57

e-government. The procedure, which has just become operational, makes these processes easier for citizens and constitutes one more step towards the transparency, efficiency and digital transformation of Barcelona City Council.

New online tool to check how people rate municipal services

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 18:01

City Council. The latest edition of the Municipal Service Survey approved the city government with a score of 6.2.

Paco Rodríguez presentant l'estratègia de transformació digital de Barcelona

Barcelona's digital transformation strategy at the Digital Government Congress

Fri, 20/09/2019 - 12:00

IMI (Municipal Institute of Information Technology) Manager Paco Rodríguez takes part in the Digital Government Congress with a talk on the digital transformation strategy for Barcelona City Council.

City commitment to the 2030 Agenda

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 11:51

2030 Agenda. An institutional and public drive to fulfil the seventeen sustainable development goals.


Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

From 19/11/2019 to 21/11/2019
Fira Barcelona - Recinte Gran Via
Av Joan Carles I 64 (Hospitalet llobregat)
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