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CountriesDateDeficit (M.€)Deficit (M.$)Deficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2019-1,088,411
-1,218,580
-5.69%
United Kingdom [+]2020-319,096
-364,471
-13.43%
Germany [+]2020-139,616
-159,469
-4.20%
France [+]2020-211,469
-241,540
-9.20%
Japan [+]2019-142,814
-159,880
-3.11%
Spain [+]2020-123,072
-140,573
-10.97%
Italy [+]2020-156,860
-179,165
-9.50%
Portugal [+]2020-11,501
-13,137
-5.70%
Greece [+]2020-16,130
-18,424
-9.70%
Ireland [+]2020-18,760
-21,035
-5.10%
United Arab Emirates [+]20192,214
2,479
0.59%
Afghanistan [+]2019-178
-200
-1.06%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2020-69
-79
-5.69%
Albania [+]2019-267
-299
-1.96%
Armenia [+]2019-119
-133
-0.97%
Angola [+]2019586
656
0.73%
Argentina [+]2019-17,736
-19,855
-4.47%
Austria [+]2020-33,244
-37,971
-8.90%
Australia [+]2019-47,579
-53,264
-3.83%
Azerbaijan [+]20193,528
3,949
8.22%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2019250
280
1.39%
Barbados [+]2020-186
-212
-4.78%
Bangladesh [+]2019-14,674
-16,428
-5.43%
Belgium [+]2020-42,318
-48,336
-9.40%
Burkina Faso [+]2019-487
-545
-3.46%
Bulgaria [+]2020-2,074
-2,368
-3.40%
Bahrain [+]2019-3,093
-3,463
-9.00%
Burundi [+]2020-320
-366
-12.15%
Benin [+]2019-69
-78
-0.54%
Brunei [+]2020-1,867
-2,133
-17.73%
Bolivia [+]2019-2,657
-2,975
-7.22%
Brazil [+]2020-167,979
-191,866
-13.37%
Bahamas [+]2020-711
-812
-6.56%
Bhutan [+]2020-61
-70
-2.78%
Botswana [+]2020-1,908
-2,179
-13.19%
Belarus [+]2019451
504
0.78%
Belize [+]2019-65
-73
-3.80%
Canada [+]2020-153,544
-175,378
-10.66%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2019-859
-962
-1.91%
Central African Republic [+]201929
32
1.42%
Republic of the Congo [+]2018653
772
5.76%
Switzerland [+]20199,283
10,393
1.40%
Ivory Coast [+]2019-1,197
-1,340
-2.29%
Chile [+]2020-15,796
-18,043
-7.13%
Cameroon [+]2019-1,149
-1,287
-3.31%
China [+]2019-811,943
-908,971
-6.34%
Colombia [+]2019-7,245
-8,111
-2.51%
Costa Rica [+]2019-3,873
-4,336
-6.78%
Cape Verde [+]2019-33
-36
-1.84%
Cyprus [+]2020-1,193
-1,363
-5.70%
Czech Republic [+]2020-13,153
-15,023
-6.20%
Djibouti [+]2019-25
-28
-0.85%
Denmark [+]2020-1,879
-4,085
-0.60%
Dominica [+]2020-10
-11
-2.17%
Dominican Republic [+]2019-1,526
-1,709
-1.92%
Algeria [+]2019-8,519
-9,537
-5.58%
Ecuador [+]2019-3,041
-3,405
-3.15%
Estonia [+]2020-1,332
-1,521
-4.90%
Egypt [+]2020-25,033
-28,592
-7.90%
Eritrea [+]201871
84
4.21%
Ethiopia [+]2020-2,340
-2,673
-2.76%
Finland [+]2020-12,924
-14,762
-5.40%
Fiji [+]2020-551
-629
-14.57%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201882
97
24.23%
Gabon [+]2019321
359
2.13%
Grenada [+]201954
60
5.01%
Georgia [+]2019-287
-322
-1.84%
Ghana [+]2018-3,866
-4,566
-6.97%
The Gambia [+]2018-85
-101
-6.06%
Guinea [+]2019-57
-64
-0.47%
Equatorial Guinea [+]201859
69
0.52%
Guatemala [+]2019-1,541
-1,725
-2.25%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2019-50
-56
-3.92%
Guyana [+]2019-120
-134
-2.59%
Hong Kong [+]2020-31,303
-35,754
-10.02%
Honduras [+]201920
22
0.09%
Croatia [+]2020-3,648
-4,167
-7.40%
Haiti [+]2020-285
-325
-2.28%
Hungary [+]2020-11,017
-12,583
-8.10%
Indonesia [+]2020-54,472
-62,218
-5.87%
Israel [+]2019-13,892
-15,552
-3.94%
India [+]2020-290,870
-332,232
-12.26%
Iraq [+]2020-29,831
-34,073
-19.78%
Iran [+]2019-26,370
-29,521
-5.08%
Iceland [+]2020-1,391
-1,589
-7.30%
Jamaica [+]2020-471
-538
-3.86%
Jordan [+]2019-2,394
-2,680
-6.01%
Kenya [+]2019-6,591
-7,379
-7.73%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2019-11
-12
-0.14%
Cambodia [+]2019717
803
3.00%
Kiribati [+]201767
76
40.38%
Comoros [+]2018-4
-5
-0.44%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]2020-33
-38
-4.45%
South Korea [+]20195,484
6,139
0.37%
Kuwait [+]20195,325
5,961
4.43%
Kazakhstan [+]2020-10,549
-12,049
-7.31%
Laos [+]2019-842
-943
-5.01%
Lebanon [+]2019-4,925
-5,513
-10.49%
Saint Lucia [+]2020-145
-166
-9.68%
Sri Lanka [+]2019-6,138
-6,871
-8.18%
Liberia [+]2019-127
-142
-4.62%
Lesotho [+]2020-138
-157
-7.59%
Lithuania [+]2020-3,598
-4,110
-7.40%
Luxembourg [+]2020-2,620
-2,993
-4.10%
Latvia [+]2020-1,327
-1,515
-4.50%
Libya [+]2019-8,536
-9,557
-24.00%
Morocco [+]2019-4,371
-4,893
-4.09%
Moldova [+]2019-154
-172
-1.44%
Montenegro [+]2020-454
-519
-10.82%
Madagascar [+]2020-508
-580
-4.19%
Marshall Islands [+]2019-4
-4
-1.76%
North Macedonia [+]2020-873
-998
-8.11%
Mali [+]2018-685
-810
-4.74%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2020-3,994
-4,562
-5.61%
Mongolia [+]2020-1,122
-1,281
-9.74%
Mauritania [+]2019187
209
2.64%
Malta [+]2020-1,300
-1,485
-10.10%
Mauritius [+]2020-1,095
-1,251
-10.44%
Maldives [+]2020-703
-803
-21.37%
Malawi [+]2019-448
-502
-6.55%
Mexico [+]2020-43,019
-49,137
-4.56%
Malaysia [+]2019-7,247
-8,114
-2.23%
Mozambique [+]2019-20
-23
-0.15%
Namibia [+]2019-615
-689
-5.55%
Niger [+]2019-411
-460
-3.56%
Nigeria [+]2019-19,037
-21,312
-4.76%
Nicaragua [+]2019-52
-59
-0.47%
Netherlands [+]2020-33,417
-38,796
-4.20%
Norway [+]2020-9,591
-12,208
-3.00%
Nepal [+]2020-1,543
-1,762
-5.11%
Nauru [+]202032
36
31.50%
New Zealand [+]2020-10,451
-11,937
-5.70%
Oman [+]2018-5,629
-6,647
-8.34%
Panama [+]2020-4,733
-5,402
-10.21%
Peru [+]2019-2,814
-3,151
-1.37%
Papua New Guinea [+]2019-980
-1,097
-4.42%
Philippines [+]2020-17,331
-19,796
-5.46%
Pakistan [+]2020-18,447
-21,071
-8.01%
Poland [+]2020-36,359
-41,529
-7.00%
State of Palestine [+]2020-1,050
-1,200
-7.72%
Palau [+]20191
1
0.35%
Paraguay [+]2019-1,289
-1,443
-3.78%
Qatar [+]20197,739
8,664
4.93%
Romania [+]2020-20,179
-23,048
-9.20%
Serbia [+]2020-3,384
-3,865
-7.29%
Russia [+]201929,226
32,718
1.94%
Rwanda [+]2019-469
-525
-5.19%
Saudi Arabia [+]2019-31,535
-35,304
-4.45%
Solomon Islands [+]2019-20
-23
-1.45%
Seychelles [+]201913
15
0.92%
Sudan [+]2019-3,243
-3,631
-10.82%
Sweden [+]2020-14,133
-16,552
-3.00%
Singapore [+]2020-26,541
-30,315
-8.94%
Slovenia [+]2020-3,893
-4,446
-8.40%
Slovakia [+]2020-5,609
-6,406
-6.20%
Sierra Leone [+]2019-114
-127
-3.09%
San Marino [+]20197
8
0.50%
Senegal [+]2019-805
-902
-3.87%
Suriname [+]2019-701
-785
-21.24%
South Sudan [+]20192
2
0.05%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2019-7
-7
-1.76%
El Salvador [+]2019-737
-825
-3.05%
Syria [+]2009-1,120
-1,562
-2.89%
Swaziland [+]2020-283
-324
-8.06%
Chad [+]2020149
170
1.58%
Togo [+]2019104
116
1.61%
Thailand [+]2020-20,938
-23,916
-4.70%
Tajikistan [+]2019-152
-170
-2.10%
Timor-Leste [+]2019-557
-517
-25.62%
Turkmenistan [+]2019-161
-181
-0.40%
Tunisia [+]2019-1,349
-1,510
-3.86%
Tonga [+]201915
16
3.16%
Turkey [+]2020-33,928
-38,753
-5.38%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2020-2,268
-2,591
-11.79%
Tuvalu [+]2019-1
-1
-1.22%
Taiwan [+]2019-9,711
-10,872
-1.78%
Tanzania [+]2019-932
-1,044
-1.72%
Ukraine [+]2019-2,807
-3,142
-2.04%
Uganda [+]2019-1,627
-1,821
-4.82%
Uruguay [+]2020-2,385
-2,724
-4.89%
Uzbekistan [+]2019-133
-149
-0.26%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2020-40
-45
-5.73%
Venezuela [+]2017-29,291
-33,091
-22.99%
Vietnam [+]2019-9,696
-10,855
-3.29%
Vanuatu [+]201938
43
4.64%
Samoa [+]202044
50
6.20%
Yemen [+]2019-1,072
-1,200
-5.32%
South Africa [+]2020-32,422
-37,033
-12.25%
Zambia [+]2019-2,042
-2,286
-9.81%
Zimbabwe [+]2018-833
-2,006
-4.67%

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.