Transparency (Open Budget Index) 59/100
The Government of Indonesia provides the public with limited budget information.
Public Participation 35/100
The Government of Indonesia is weak in providing the public with opportunities to engage in the budget process.
By legislature 82/100
Budget oversight by the legislature in Indonesia is adequate.
By auditor 75/100
Budget oversight by the supreme audit institution in Indonesia is adequate.
Indonesia should prioritize the following actions to improve budget transparency:
- Publish a Pre-Budget Statement.
- Increase the comprehensiveness of the Executive’s Budget Proposal by, for example, presenting more information on issues beyond the core budget.
- Increase the comprehensiveness of the Year-End Report.
Indonesia should prioritize the following actions to improve budget participation:
- Establish credible and effective mechanisms (i.e., public hearings, surveys, focus groups) for capturing a range of public perspectives on budget matters.
- Hold legislative hearings on the state of the economy that are attended by the executive and open to the public.
- Establish formal mechanisms for the public to participate in audit investigations.
Indonesia should prioritize the following actions to strengthen budget oversight:
- Establish a specialized budget research office for the legislature.