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Deficit: Countries comparison
CountriesDateDeficit (M.€)Deficit (M.$)Deficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2018-989,710
-1,169,333
-5.68%
United Kingdom [+]2018-55,511
-65,558
-2.30%
Germany [+]201862,426
73,725
1.90%
France [+]2018-59,534
-70,310
-2.50%
Japan [+]2017-136,322
-154,003
-3.17%
Spain [+]2018-30,495
-36,015
-2.54%
Italy [+]2018-38,551
-45,529
-2.20%
Portugal [+]2018-911
-1,076
-0.40%
Greece [+]20181,826
2,157
1.00%
Ireland [+]2018169
199
0.10%
United Arab Emirates [+]2017-4,738
-5,353
-1.42%
Afghanistan [+]2018254
300
1.53%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2018-58
-69
-4.25%
Albania [+]2018-208
-245
-1.63%
Armenia [+]2018-192
-227
-1.83%
Angola [+]20181,962
2,317
2.19%
Argentina [+]2018-22,972
-27,130
-5.23%
Austria [+]2018763
901
0.20%
Australia [+]2018-9,836
-11,617
-0.82%
Azerbaijan [+]20182,229
2,632
5.61%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2018294
347
1.73%
Barbados [+]2018-13
-15
-0.30%
Bangladesh [+]2018-10,581
-12,497
-4.64%
Belgium [+]2018-3,402
-4,017
-0.70%
Burkina Faso [+]2018-597
-705
-4.99%
Bulgaria [+]2018982
1,160
1.80%
Bahrain [+]2018-3,806
-4,495
-11.92%
Burundi [+]2015-144
-160
-5.31%
Benin [+]2018-359
-424
-2.97%
Brunei [+]2018-409
-482
-3.56%
Bolivia [+]2017-2,618
-2,957
-7.82%
Brazil [+]2018-114,313
-135,004
-7.23%
Bahamas [+]2018-352
-416
-3.39%
Bhutan [+]2018-43
-50
-1.95%
Botswana [+]2018-486
-574
-3.05%
Belarus [+]20181,217
1,437
2.41%
Belize [+]2018-16
-19
-0.98%
Canada [+]2018-5,679
-6,706
-0.39%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2018159
188
0.40%
Central African Republic [+]20187
8
0.37%
Republic of the Congo [+]2018651
769
6.60%
Switzerland [+]20188,306
9,810
1.40%
Ivory Coast [+]2018-1,439
-1,700
-3.95%
Chile [+]2018-3,697
-4,366
-1.47%
Cameroon [+]2017-1,510
-1,706
-4.87%
China [+]2018-545,351
-644,059
-4.82%
Colombia [+]2018-7,559
-8,927
-2.70%
Costa Rica [+]2018-3,087
-3,646
-6.03%
Cape Verde [+]2018-47
-56
-2.82%
Cyprus [+]2018-926
-1,093
-4.40%
Czech Republic [+]20182,277
2,689
1.10%
Djibouti [+]2018-71
-84
-2.87%
Denmark [+]20181,668
1,970
0.60%
Dominica [+]2018-61
-73
-12.89%
Dominican Republic [+]2018-1,668
-1,970
-2.30%
Algeria [+]2018-7,077
-8,358
-4.81%
Ecuador [+]2018-1,100
-1,300
-1.20%
Estonia [+]2018-146
-173
-0.60%
Egypt [+]2018-19,877
-23,475
-9.41%
Eritrea [+]2018185
218
10.86%
Ethiopia [+]2018-2,056
-2,429
-3.03%
Finland [+]2018-1,935
-2,285
-0.80%
Fiji [+]2018-258
-304
-5.52%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201886
102
27.34%
Gabon [+]2018-30
-36
-0.21%
Grenada [+]201845
54
4.52%
Georgia [+]2017-70
-79
-0.52%
Ghana [+]2018-3,866
-4,566
-6.97%
The Gambia [+]2018-85
-101
-6.20%
Guinea [+]2018-110
-129
-1.07%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2017-279
-315
-2.57%
Guatemala [+]2018-1,168
-1,379
-1.76%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2018-63
-74
-5.19%
Guyana [+]2018-117
-138
-3.54%
Hong Kong [+]20187,338
8,666
2.34%
Honduras [+]201840
47
0.20%
Croatia [+]2018134
158
0.30%
Haiti [+]2018-162
-192
-1.99%
Hungary [+]2018-3,062
-3,617
-2.30%
Indonesia [+]2018-15,159
-17,902
-1.75%
Israel [+]2017-2,976
-3,362
-0.95%
India [+]2018-147,259
-173,913
-6.40%
Iraq [+]2017-2,801
-3,164
-1.62%
Iran [+]2018-9,312
-10,997
-2.47%
Iceland [+]2018180
212
0.80%
Jamaica [+]2018158
187
1.18%
Jordan [+]2018-1,701
-2,009
-4.75%
Kenya [+]2018-5,479
-6,470
-7.36%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2018-90
-106
-1.31%
Cambodia [+]2018-171
-202
-0.83%
Kiribati [+]201719
22
11.75%
Comoros [+]2018-10
-12
-1.03%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]201841
48
4.94%
South Korea [+]201731,465
35,546
2.19%
Kuwait [+]20176,696
7,565
6.33%
Kazakhstan [+]20183,916
4,624
2.68%
Laos [+]2017-829
-937
-5.49%
Lebanon [+]2017-4,064
-4,591
-8.60%
Saint Lucia [+]2018-24
-28
-1.43%
Sri Lanka [+]2018-3,962
-4,679
-5.27%
Liberia [+]2018-149
-176
-5.43%
Lesotho [+]2018-118
-140
-5.15%
Lithuania [+]2018271
320
0.60%
Luxembourg [+]20181,600
1,890
2.70%
Latvia [+]2018-214
-253
-0.70%
Libya [+]2018-8,164
-9,642
-23.56%
Morocco [+]2018-3,729
-4,404
-3.72%
Moldova [+]2018-101
-119
-1.06%
Montenegro [+]2018-291
-344
-6.30%
Madagascar [+]2018-156
-184
-1.52%
Marshall Islands [+]20178
9
4.50%
North Macedonia [+]2018-188
-222
-1.76%
Mali [+]2018-685
-810
-4.71%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2018-1,528
-1,804
-2.63%
Mongolia [+]2018288
340
2.62%
Mauritania [+]2017-2
-2
-0.04%
Malta [+]2018236
278
1.90%
Mauritius [+]2018-273
-322
-2.23%
Maldives [+]2018-205
-242
-4.55%
Malawi [+]2018-304
-359
-5.51%
Mexico [+]2018-22,740
-26,856
-2.20%
Malaysia [+]2018-10,885
-12,855
-3.59%
Mozambique [+]2018-633
-748
-5.20%
Namibia [+]2018-611
-721
-4.92%
Niger [+]2017-408
-460
-5.66%
Nigeria [+]2018-15,242
-18,001
-4.52%
Nicaragua [+]2018-342
-404
-3.08%
Netherlands [+]201811,553
13,644
1.50%
Norway [+]201829,885
35,295
8.10%
Nepal [+]2018-1,635
-1,931
-6.65%
Nauru [+]201721
24
21.39%
New Zealand [+]20181,348
1,592
0.78%
Oman [+]2018-5,331
-6,296
-7.94%
Panama [+]2018-1,095
-1,294
-1.99%
Peru [+]2018-3,791
-4,477
-1.99%
Papua New Guinea [+]2015-897
-995
-4.58%
Philippines [+]2018-4,341
-5,127
-1.55%
Pakistan [+]2018-17,101
-20,196
-6.42%
Poland [+]2018-1,182
-1,396
-0.20%
Palau [+]201816
19
6.53%
Paraguay [+]2018-464
-548
-1.31%
Qatar [+]20188,564
10,114
5.29%
Romania [+]2018-6,003
-7,089
-3.00%
Serbia [+]2018348
411
0.81%
Russia [+]201841,000
48,421
2.92%
Rwanda [+]2018-210
-248
-2.61%
Saudi Arabia [+]2018-39,081
-46,154
-5.87%
Solomon Islands [+]2017-50
-56
-4.39%
Seychelles [+]20183
3
0.19%
Sudan [+]2018-2,223
-2,626
-7.66%
Sweden [+]20183,830
4,524
0.80%
Singapore [+]201811,194
13,220
3.61%
Slovenia [+]2018354
417
0.80%
Slovakia [+]2018-951
-1,123
-1.10%
Sierra Leone [+]2018-200
-236
-5.78%
San Marino [+]2017-49
-55
-3.63%
Senegal [+]2018-720
-850
-3.62%
Suriname [+]2017-251
-284
-9.24%
South Sudan [+]201848
57
1.25%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2018-7
-8
-1.85%
El Salvador [+]2018-558
-659
-2.53%
Syria [+]2009-1,120
-1,562
-2.89%
Swaziland [+]2018-424
-501
-10.46%
Chad [+]2017-21
-23
-0.23%
Togo [+]2018-35
-42
-0.78%
Thailand [+]2018-1,065
-1,257
-0.25%
Tajikistan [+]2017-377
-426
-5.97%
Timor-Leste [+]2017-460
-519
-20.85%
Turkmenistan [+]2017-953
-1,077
-2.84%
Tunisia [+]2016-2,353
-2,604
-6.23%
Tonga [+]20178
9
1.80%
Turkey [+]2018-20,135
-23,780
-3.08%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2018-1,044
-1,233
-5.49%
Tuvalu [+]20189
10
25.82%
Taiwan [+]2018-9,267
-10,944
-1.86%
Tanzania [+]2018-906
-1,070
-1.88%
Ukraine [+]2018-2,382
-2,813
-2.15%
Uganda [+]2018-990
-1,169
-4.16%
Uruguay [+]2018-1,022
-1,207
-2.03%
Uzbekistan [+]2018957
1,131
2.24%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2018-14
-16
-2.03%
Venezuela [+]2017-21,176
-23,923
-16.61%
Vietnam [+]2017-9,211
-10,406
-4.72%
Vanuatu [+]2017-7
-8
-0.91%
Samoa [+]20180
0
0.07%
Yemen [+]2017-1,161
-1,312
-5.34%
South Africa [+]2018-13,784
-16,278
-4.42%
Zambia [+]2017-1,767
-1,996
-7.71%
Zimbabwe [+]2017-1,573
-2,226
-8.11%
Deficit: Countries comparison

Deficit is the negative difference between revenues and expenditures of the state, ie, expenses are higher than revenues.

There is surplus when the difference is positive, ie, revenues exceed expenditures.

As in the case of debt, to measure the importance of the deficit in an economy is compared to GDP, to calculate the percentage of deficit to GDP.