State Budget Support for Political Parties, National Organizations, and Veterans of war organization. The state buget finances throug an allocation named “Political Parties” three different categories Financing for Political Parties, National Organizations, and Veterans of war organization.
 


Source: Ministry of Finance
Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania

The chart above shows the total financing all three categories together: Support for Political Parties, Support for National Organizations, and Support for Veterans of war organizations, as well Support for Political Parties alone. Funds allocated for Political Parties make up the majority of the total financing, approximately 95% of the total financing for all three categories.

From 2003  to 2004 Financing for Political Parties grew by 4%, whereas in 2005 it remained steady at 194 million leke. 2006 marked a slight decrease by about 2 million leke, and this level was maintained for the following three years. In 2010 funds for the Political Parties increased by about 3.6% reaching 199 million leke, and in 2011 the forecast is for 200 million leke. The upward trend is easily noticeable.

After 2009, there has been an increase of the support for National Organizations, whereas financing for the Organization of veterens of war has remained unchanged at 3 million leke.


Source: Ministry of Finance
Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania

In 2010, financing for the National Organizations doubled compared to the previous year, and the forecast for 2011 is for another increase of 20%, thereby reaching 12 million leke.
All the information is presented in the table below:


Source: Ministry of Finance
Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania

Notes

Data for years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011 is taken from the initial Consolidated Budget
Data for year 2007 is taken from the Supplemental Budget
Data for years 2008, 2009, 2010 is taken from the Consolidated Budget after the Normative Act
Data on Political Parties for 2003 is missing. Open Data Albania has estimated it based on the fact that financing for Political Parties is about 95% of the overall financing for all categories.