Transparency (Open Budget Index) 84/100
The Government of Norway provides the public with extensive budget information.
Public Participation 75/100
The Government of Norway provides the public with adequate opportunities to engage in the budget process.
By legislature 94/100
Budget oversight by the legislature in Norway is adequate.
By auditor 92/100
Budget oversight by the supreme audit institution in Norway is adequate.
Norway should prioritize the following actions to improve budget transparency:
- Publish in a timely manner a Pre-Budget Statement.
- Increase the comprehensiveness of the Year-End Report by presenting information on planned versus actual performance and more information on issues beyond the core budget.
Norway should prioritize the following actions to improve budget participation:
- Provide detailed feedback on how public perspectives have been captured and taken into account.
- Provide detailed feedback on how public assistance and participation has been used by the supreme audit institution.