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CountriesDateDeficit (M.€)Deficit (M.$)Deficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2018-989,710
-1,169,333
-5.68%
United Kingdom [+]2019-52,483
-58,755
-2.10%
Germany [+]201949,788
55,738
1.40%
France [+]2019-72,811
-81,512
-3.00%
Japan [+]2018-101,915
-120,361
-2.43%
Spain [+]2019-35,195
-39,401
-2.80%
Italy [+]2019-29,301
-32,802
-1.60%
Portugal [+]2019404
452
0.20%
Greece [+]20192,745
3,073
1.50%
Ireland [+]20191,339
1,499
0.40%
United Arab Emirates [+]20186,895
8,143
1.97%
Afghanistan [+]2018254
300
1.50%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2018-58
-69
-3.10%
Albania [+]2018-208
-245
-1.35%
Armenia [+]2018-192
-227
-1.76%
Angola [+]20181,962
2,317
2.19%
Argentina [+]2018-22,972
-27,130
-5.49%
Austria [+]20192,919
3,268
0.70%
Australia [+]2018-9,836
-11,617
-0.94%
Azerbaijan [+]20182,229
2,632
5.55%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2018294
347
1.66%
Barbados [+]2018-13
-15
-0.30%
Bangladesh [+]2018-10,581
-12,497
-4.64%
Belgium [+]2019-9,028
-10,107
-1.90%
Burkina Faso [+]2018-597
-705
-4.36%
Bulgaria [+]20191,263
1,414
2.10%
Bahrain [+]2018-3,806
-4,495
-11.94%
Burundi [+]2015-144
-160
-5.40%
Benin [+]2018-359
-424
-2.97%
Brunei [+]2018-409
-482
-3.56%
Bolivia [+]2018-2,778
-3,281
-8.14%
Brazil [+]2018-114,313
-135,004
-7.17%
Bahamas [+]2018-352
-416
-3.38%
Bhutan [+]2018-43
-50
-3.29%
Botswana [+]2018-486
-574
-4.59%
Belarus [+]20181,217
1,437
1.81%
Belize [+]2018-16
-19
-0.97%
Canada [+]2018-5,679
-6,706
-0.40%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2018159
188
-0.05%
Central African Republic [+]20187
8
-0.97%
Republic of the Congo [+]2018651
769
6.62%
Switzerland [+]20188,306
9,810
1.40%
Ivory Coast [+]2018-1,439
-1,700
-2.95%
Chile [+]2018-3,697
-4,366
-1.47%
Cameroon [+]2018-814
-962
-2.49%
China [+]2018-545,351
-644,059
-4.66%
Colombia [+]2018-7,559
-8,927
-4.68%
Costa Rica [+]2018-3,087
-3,646
-5.91%
Cape Verde [+]2018-47
-56
-2.82%
Cyprus [+]2019381
426
1.70%
Czech Republic [+]2019599
670
0.30%
Djibouti [+]2018-71
-84
-2.78%
Denmark [+]201911,368
12,727
3.70%
Dominica [+]2018-61
-73
-19.73%
Dominican Republic [+]2018-1,668
-1,970
-2.16%
Algeria [+]2018-7,077
-8,358
-4.47%
Ecuador [+]2018-1,100
-1,300
-3.13%
Estonia [+]2019-90
-101
-0.30%
Egypt [+]2018-19,877
-23,475
-9.41%
Eritrea [+]2018185
218
4.21%
Ethiopia [+]2018-2,056
-2,429
-3.03%
Finland [+]2019-2,735
-3,062
-1.10%
Fiji [+]2018-258
-304
-5.52%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201886
102
24.99%
Gabon [+]2018-30
-36
-0.21%
Grenada [+]201845
54
4.58%
Georgia [+]2018-112
-132
-0.82%
Ghana [+]2018-3,866
-4,566
-6.97%
The Gambia [+]2018-85
-101
-6.20%
Guinea [+]2018-110
-129
-1.06%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2017-279
-315
-2.59%
Guatemala [+]2018-1,168
-1,379
-1.89%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2018-63
-74
-4.84%
Guyana [+]2018-117
-138
-3.54%
Hong Kong [+]20187,338
8,666
2.35%
Honduras [+]201840
47
0.20%
Croatia [+]2019209
234
0.40%
Haiti [+]2018-162
-192
-1.72%
Hungary [+]2019-2,945
-3,297
-2.00%
Indonesia [+]2018-15,159
-17,902
-1.75%
Israel [+]2018-11,357
-13,413
-3.62%
India [+]2018-147,259
-173,913
-6.27%
Iraq [+]201814,986
17,698
7.89%
Iran [+]2018-9,312
-10,997
-1.90%
Iceland [+]2019-215
-241
-1.00%
Jamaica [+]2018158
187
1.18%
Jordan [+]2018-1,701
-2,009
-4.74%
Kenya [+]2018-5,479
-6,470
-7.37%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2018-90
-106
-0.59%
Cambodia [+]2018-171
-202
0.72%
Kiribati [+]201719
22
11.64%
Comoros [+]2018-10
-12
-1.04%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]201841
48
1.15%
South Korea [+]201731,465
35,546
2.19%
Kuwait [+]201810,772
12,721
9.05%
Kazakhstan [+]20183,916
4,624
2.58%
Laos [+]2018-715
-845
-4.66%
Lebanon [+]2018-5,413
-6,393
-11.29%
Saint Lucia [+]2018-24
-28
-1.00%
Sri Lanka [+]2018-3,962
-4,679
-5.30%
Liberia [+]2018-149
-176
-5.10%
Lesotho [+]2018-118
-140
-4.44%
Lithuania [+]2019129
145
0.30%
Luxembourg [+]20191,384
1,550
2.20%
Latvia [+]2019-63
-71
-0.20%
Libya [+]2018-8,164
-9,642
-0.19%
Morocco [+]2018-3,729
-4,404
-3.74%
Moldova [+]2018-101
-119
-1.06%
Montenegro [+]2018-291
-344
-6.54%
Madagascar [+]2018-156
-184
-1.33%
Marshall Islands [+]20185
6
2.54%
North Macedonia [+]2018-188
-222
-1.76%
Mali [+]2018-685
-810
-4.77%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2018-1,528
-1,804
-3.01%
Mongolia [+]2018288
340
2.93%
Mauritania [+]2018152
179
3.42%
Malta [+]201971
79
0.50%
Mauritius [+]2018-273
-322
-2.34%
Maldives [+]2018-205
-242
-5.23%
Malawi [+]2018-304
-359
-5.50%
Mexico [+]2018-22,740
-26,856
-2.20%
Malaysia [+]2018-10,885
-12,855
-3.31%
Mozambique [+]2018-633
-748
-6.91%
Namibia [+]2018-611
-721
-5.31%
Niger [+]2018-237
-279
-3.01%
Nigeria [+]2018-15,242
-18,001
-4.31%
Nicaragua [+]2018-342
-404
-3.19%
Netherlands [+]201914,037
15,714
1.70%
Norway [+]201923,008
25,758
6.40%
Nepal [+]2018-1,635
-1,931
-6.65%
Nauru [+]201831
36
32.49%
New Zealand [+]20181,348
1,592
1.43%
Oman [+]2018-5,331
-6,296
-7.94%
Panama [+]2018-1,095
-1,294
-3.19%
Peru [+]2018-3,791
-4,477
-2.00%
Papua New Guinea [+]2015-897
-995
-4.58%
Philippines [+]2018-4,341
-5,127
-1.63%
Pakistan [+]2018-17,101
-20,196
-6.42%
Poland [+]2019-3,916
-4,384
-0.70%
Palau [+]201816
19
6.12%
Paraguay [+]2018-464
-548
-1.65%
Qatar [+]20188,564
10,114
5.18%
Romania [+]2019-9,582
-10,726
-4.30%
Serbia [+]2018348
411
0.81%
Russia [+]201841,000
48,421
2.91%
Rwanda [+]2018-210
-248
-2.61%
Saudi Arabia [+]2018-39,081
-46,154
-5.87%
Solomon Islands [+]20188
9
0.68%
Seychelles [+]20183
3
0.19%
Sudan [+]2018-2,223
-2,626
-7.88%
Sweden [+]20192,343
2,623
0.50%
Singapore [+]201811,194
13,220
3.72%
Slovenia [+]2019260
292
0.50%
Slovakia [+]2019-1,220
-1,365
-1.30%
Sierra Leone [+]2018-200
-236
-5.61%
San Marino [+]2017-49
-55
San Marino [+]2018
-1.56%
Senegal [+]2018-720
-850
-3.64%
Suriname [+]2018-216
-255
-7.10%
South Sudan [+]201848
57
-0.64%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2018-7
-8
-1.88%
El Salvador [+]2018-558
-659
-2.51%
Syria [+]2009-1,120
-1,562
-2.89%
Swaziland [+]2018-424
-501
-11.16%
Chad [+]2018185
218
1.94%
Togo [+]2018-35
-42
-0.78%
Thailand [+]2018-1,065
-1,257
0.06%
Tajikistan [+]2017-377
-426
-5.97%
Timor-Leste [+]2018-372
-439
-28.02%
Turkmenistan [+]2018-74
-88
-0.22%
Tunisia [+]2018-1,546
-1,825
-4.58%
Tonga [+]201812
14
2.82%
Turkey [+]2018-20,135
-23,780
-3.67%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2018-1,044
-1,233
-5.99%
Tuvalu [+]20189
10
32.04%
Taiwan [+]2018-9,267
-10,944
-1.86%
Tanzania [+]2018-906
-1,070
-1.93%
Ukraine [+]2018-2,382
-2,813
-2.15%
Uganda [+]2018-990
-1,169
-3.80%
Uruguay [+]2018-1,022
-1,207
-2.03%
Uzbekistan [+]2018957
1,131
2.14%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2018-14
-16
-0.90%
Venezuela [+]2017-21,176
-23,923
-16.64%
Vietnam [+]2017-9,211
-10,406
-1.96%
Vanuatu [+]201859
69
7.59%
Samoa [+]20180
0
0.07%
Yemen [+]2017-1,161
-1,312
-5.34%
South Africa [+]2018-13,784
-16,278
-4.14%
Zambia [+]2018-1,862
-2,199
-8.23%
Zimbabwe [+]2018-1,181
-1,395
-4.50%

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.