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Deficit: Countries comparison
CountriesDateDeficit (M.€)Deficit (M.$)Deficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2017-663,758
-749,481
-3.85%
United Kingdom [+]2017-43,531
United Kingdom [+]2018
-40,251
-1.42%
Germany [+]201858,012
68,512
1.71%
France [+]2017-59,341
-67,038
-2.60%
Japan [+]2017-136,339
-154,022
-3.17%
Spain [+]2018-31,805
-37,562
-2.63%
Italy [+]2017-41,060
-46,385
-2.40%
Portugal [+]2017-5,763
-6,510
-3.00%
Greece [+]20171,391
1,571
0.80%
Ireland [+]2017-730
-824
-0.20%
United Arab Emirates [+]2017-5,524
-6,240
-1.63%
Afghanistan [+]2017-113
-127
-0.63%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2017-19
-22
-1.45%
Albania [+]2017-161
Albania [+]2018
-265
-1.74%
Armenia [+]2017-489
-552
-4.78%
Angola [+]2017-6,828
-7,713
-6.31%
Argentina [+]2017-38,125
Argentina [+]2018
-26,700
-5.15%
Austria [+]2017-2,949
-3,331
-0.80%
Australia [+]2017-18,291
-20,663
-1.49%
Azerbaijan [+]2017-505
-570
-1.38%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2017290
328
1.81%
Barbados [+]2017-190
Barbados [+]2018
-8
-0.15%
Bangladesh [+]2017-7,247
-8,187
-3.34%
Belgium [+]2017-3,874
-4,376
-0.90%
Burkina Faso [+]2017-863
-975
-7.90%
Bulgaria [+]2018137
162
0.13%
Bahrain [+]2017-4,466
-5,045
-14.23%
Burundi [+]2015-144
-160
-5.31%
Benin [+]2017-473
-534
-5.76%
Brunei [+]2017-1,140
-1,288
-10.62%
Bolivia [+]2017-2,618
-2,957
-7.77%
Brazil [+]2017-143,546
Brazil [+]2018
-127,714
-6.84%
Bahamas [+]2017-585
Bahamas [+]2018
-416
-3.34%
Bhutan [+]2017-71
-80
-3.31%
Botswana [+]2017-165
Botswana [+]2018
-598
-3.09%
Belarus [+]2017-163
-184
-0.34%
Belize [+]2017-92
-104
-5.59%
Canada [+]2017-4,540
-5,129
-0.31%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2017-548
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2018
-198
-0.47%
Central African Republic [+]201625
27
1.56%
Republic of the Congo [+]2017-594
Republic of the Congo [+]2018
603
5.39%
Switzerland [+]20177,678
8,674
1.30%
Ivory Coast [+]2017-1,522
-1,719
-4.51%
Chile [+]2017-6,431
Chile [+]2018
-4,541
-1.52%
Cameroon [+]2017-1,510
-1,706
-4.87%
China [+]2017-416,621
China [+]2018
-644,444
-4.81%
Colombia [+]2017-7,219
-8,156
-2.61%
Costa Rica [+]2017-3,226
-3,644
-6.21%
Cape Verde [+]2017-49
-55
-3.09%
Cyprus [+]2018611
722
2.95%
Czech Republic [+]20172,970
3,356
1.50%
Djibouti [+]2017-110
Djibouti [+]2018
-97
-4.44%
Denmark [+]20173,442
3,888
1.20%
Dominica [+]20171
1
0.28%
Dominican Republic [+]2017-2,142
-2,420
-3.18%
Algeria [+]2017-9,854
-11,132
-6.64%
Ecuador [+]2017-4,187
Ecuador [+]2018
-1,020
-0.95%
Estonia [+]2017-91
-102
-0.40%
Egypt [+]2017-21,846
Egypt [+]2018
-23,621
-9.47%
Eritrea [+]2008-198
-291
-21.13%
Ethiopia [+]2016-1,499
-1,659
-2.34%
Finland [+]2017-1,542
-1,742
-0.70%
Fiji [+]2017-90
-102
-2.07%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201747
53
14.60%
Gabon [+]2017-225
Gabon [+]2018
249
1.46%
Grenada [+]201730
34
3.01%
Georgia [+]2017-70
-79
-0.52%
Ghana [+]2017-2,121
Ghana [+]2018
-4,568
-7.01%
The Gambia [+]2017-71
The Gambia [+]2018
-107
-6.60%
Guinea [+]2017-189
-213
-2.05%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2017-279
-315
-2.57%
Guatemala [+]2017-878
-992
-1.31%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2017-17
-19
-1.44%
Guyana [+]2017-138
-156
-4.38%
Hong Kong [+]201716,931
Hong Kong [+]2018
7,485
2.02%
Honduras [+]2017-84
Honduras [+]2018
81
0.34%
Croatia [+]2017423
478
0.90%
Haiti [+]2017-41
Haiti [+]2018
-221
-2.32%
Hungary [+]2017-2,747
-3,103
-2.20%
Indonesia [+]2017-22,565
Indonesia [+]2018
-17,910
-1.75%
Israel [+]2017-2,976
-3,362
-0.95%
India [+]2017-164,773
India [+]2018
-181,573
-6.68%
Iraq [+]2017-2,801
-3,165
-1.63%
Iran [+]2017-6,929
-7,828
-1.82%
Iceland [+]2017115
130
0.50%
Jamaica [+]201760
Jamaica [+]2018
31
0.20%
Jordan [+]2017-1,324
-1,496
-3.67%
Kenya [+]2017-5,454
-6,161
-7.77%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2017-313
-354
-4.59%
Cambodia [+]2017-209
-236
-1.06%
Kiribati [+]201719
22
11.75%
Comoros [+]20174
4
0.64%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]20175
5
0.53%
South Korea [+]201731,469
35,550
2.32%
Kuwait [+]20176,972
7,876
6.59%
Kazakhstan [+]2017-6,284
-7,100
-4.36%
Laos [+]2016-664
-735
-4.61%
Lebanon [+]2017-4,064
-4,591
-8.60%
Saint Lucia [+]2017-29
Saint Lucia [+]2018
-59
-3.13%
Sri Lanka [+]2017-4,261
-4,813
-5.51%
Liberia [+]2017-149
-168
-5.13%
Lesotho [+]2017-75
Lesotho [+]2018
-136
-4.93%
Lithuania [+]2017206
233
0.50%
Luxembourg [+]2017764
863
1.40%
Latvia [+]2017-156
-176
-0.60%
Libya [+]2017-11,629
Libya [+]2018
-3,224
-7.40%
Morocco [+]2017-3,394
-3,834
-3.49%
Moldova [+]2017-69
-78
-0.81%
Montenegro [+]2018-284
-335
-6.20%
Madagascar [+]2017-245
-277
-2.42%
Marshall Islands [+]20178
9
4.50%
Republic of Macedonia [+]2017-274
Republic of Macedonia [+]2018
-223
-1.76%
Mali [+]2016-500
-553
-3.95%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2017-1,592
Burma - Myanmar [+]2018
-1,708
-2.49%
Mongolia [+]2016-1,712
-1,895
-16.98%
Mauritania [+]2017-2
-2
-0.04%
Malta [+]2017393
444
3.50%
Mauritius [+]2017-296
Mauritius [+]2018
-348
-2.36%
Maldives [+]2017-116
-132
-2.71%
Malawi [+]2017-375
Malawi [+]2018
-331
-5.07%
Mexico [+]2017-10,904
Mexico [+]2018
-28,458
-2.33%
Malaysia [+]2017-6,791
-7,672
-2.44%
Mozambique [+]2017-376
-424
-3.37%
Namibia [+]2017-570
-644
-4.81%
Niger [+]2017-408
-460
-5.66%
Nigeria [+]2017-18,031
Nigeria [+]2018
-17,969
-4.52%
Nicaragua [+]2017-200
-226
-1.63%
Netherlands [+]20178,959
10,121
1.20%
Norway [+]201717,913
20,237
5.10%
Nepal [+]2017-690
Nepal [+]2018
-1,880
-6.52%
Nauru [+]201719
22
19.03%
New Zealand [+]20172,035
New Zealand [+]2018
712
0.35%
Oman [+]2017-8,092
-9,141
-12.91%
Panama [+]2017-1,028
-1,161
-1.86%
Peru [+]2017-5,566
Peru [+]2018
-4,796
-2.13%
Papua New Guinea [+]2015-897
-995
-4.82%
Philippines [+]2017-1,002
-1,132
-0.36%
Pakistan [+]2017-15,535
Pakistan [+]2018
-20,204
-6.46%
Poland [+]2017-6,570
-7,423
-1.40%
Palau [+]201712
14
4.84%
Paraguay [+]2017-293
-331
-0.85%
Qatar [+]2017-4,343
Qatar [+]2018
10,119
5.26%
Romania [+]2017-5,399
Romania [+]2018
-6,935
-2.89%
Serbia [+]2017536
605
1.37%
Russia [+]2017-20,479
-23,135
-1.47%
Rwanda [+]2016-178
-197
-2.33%
Saudi Arabia [+]2017-56,324
Saudi Arabia [+]2018
-36,267
-4.64%
Solomon Islands [+]2017-44
-50
-3.84%
Seychelles [+]20175
5
0.35%
Sudan [+]2017-2,656
Sudan [+]2018
-2,891
-8.53%
Sweden [+]20176,708
7,577
Sweden [+]2018
0.70%
Singapore [+]201717,395
Singapore [+]2018
14,413
3.97%
Slovenia [+]201729
32
0.10%
Slovakia [+]2017-659
-745
-0.80%
Sierra Leone [+]2017-290
-328
-8.74%
San Marino [+]2017-49
-55
-3.63%
Senegal [+]2017-552
Senegal [+]2018
-815
-3.39%
Suriname [+]2017-218
-246
-8.02%
South Sudan [+]2017101
114
3.86%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2017-9
-10
-2.57%
El Salvador [+]2017-530
El Salvador [+]2018
-659
-2.53%
Syria [+]2009-1,120
-1,562
-2.89%
Swaziland [+]2017-261
Swaziland [+]2018
-478
-10.08%
Chad [+]2017-7
-8
-0.09%
Togo [+]2017-12
-13
-0.28%
Thailand [+]2017-3,761
Thailand [+]2018
-1,214
-0.25%
Tajikistan [+]2017-377
-426
-5.97%
Timor-Leste [+]2017-460
-519
-18.67%
Turkmenistan [+]2017-953
-1,077
-2.84%
Tunisia [+]2016-2,353
-2,604
-6.23%
Tonga [+]201710
12
2.60%
Turkey [+]2017-17,656
-19,946
-2.34%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2017-2,198
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2018
-1,233
-5.54%
Tuvalu [+]2017-1
-2
-3.51%
Taiwan [+]2017-10,065
Taiwan [+]2018
-11,295
-1.92%
Tanzania [+]2016-937
-1,037
-2.08%
Ukraine [+]2017-2,175
-2,458
-2.19%
Uganda [+]2017-891
-1,007
-3.80%
Uruguay [+]2017-1,836
Uruguay [+]2018
-1,626
-2.70%
Uzbekistan [+]2017921
Uzbekistan [+]2018
1,281
3.11%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2017-3
-4
-0.47%
Venezuela [+]2017-29,295
-33,095
-23.01%
Vietnam [+]2016-8,475
-9,381
-4.66%
Vanuatu [+]2017-50
-56
-6.41%
Samoa [+]2017-8
-9
-1.06%
Yemen [+]2017-1,152
-1,302
-4.84%
South Africa [+]2017-13,547
-15,304
-4.38%
Zambia [+]2017-1,767
-1,996
-7.71%
Zimbabwe [+]2017-1,624
-2,299
-8.38%
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.