LinkedSpending:government spendings from all over the world as Linked Data
Transparency into government spending is in high demand from the public. Open spending data has the power to reduce corruption by increasing accountability and strengthens democracy because voters can make better informed decisions. An informed and trusting public also strengthens the government itself because is more likely to commit to large projects. LinkedSpending provides more than 2 million planned and carried out financial transactions from all over the world from 2005 to 2035 as Linked Open Data. This data is represented in the RDF data cube format and is freely available and openly licensed.