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Deficit: Country comparison
CountriesDateDeficitDeficitDeficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2016-742,096
-821,209
-4.41%
United Kingdom [+]2016-69,833
-77,298
-2.90%
Germany [+]201625,674
28,419
0.80%
France [+]2016-75,893
-84,006
-3.40%
Japan [+]2015-138,714
-153,904
-3.51%
Spain [+]2016-50,401
-55,789
-4.51%
Italy [+]2016-41,937
-46,420
-2.50%
Portugal [+]2016-3,665
-4,057
-2.00%
Greece [+]2016790
874
0.50%
Ireland [+]2016-1,907
-2,111
-0.70%
United Arab Emirates [+]2015-10,855
-12,044
-3.37%
Afghanistan [+]2015-249
-276
-1.38%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2016-2
-2
-0.14%
Albania [+]2016-189
-209
-1.76%
Armenia [+]2016-537
-594
-5.62%
Angola [+]2015-3,065
-3,400
-3.30%
Argentina [+]2016-28,594
-31,650
-5.81%
Austria [+]2016-5,805
-6,425
-1.60%
Australia [+]2016-30,852
-34,150
-2.71%
Azerbaijan [+]2015-2,204
-2,446
-4.81%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2015-35
-39
-0.24%
Barbados [+]2016-229
-254
-5.49%
Bangladesh [+]2016-6,518
-7,215
-3.36%
Belgium [+]2016-10,532
-11,658
-2.50%
Burkina Faso [+]2016-357
-396
-3.26%
Bulgaria [+]2016-19
-20
0%
Bahrain [+]2016-5,114
-5,661
-17.77%
Burundi [+]2015-144
-160
-5.31%
Benin [+]2016-458
-507
-5.91%
Brunei [+]2016-2,213
-2,449
-21.48%
Bolivia [+]2016-2,038
-2,256
-6.62%
Brazil [+]2016-146,698
-162,380
-9.03%
Bahamas [+]2016-280
-310
-3.53%
Bhutan [+]2016-40
-44
-2.09%
Botswana [+]2016-159
-176
-1.12%
Belarus [+]2016-1,449
-1,604
-3.38%
Belize [+]2016-62
-69
-3.92%
Canada [+]2016-25,841
-28,603
-1.87%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2015321
356
0.93%
Central African Republic [+]201625
28
1.56%
Republic of the Congo [+]2016-916
-1,014
-12.89%
Switzerland [+]20162,013
2,229
0.30%
Ivory Coast [+]2016-1,277
-1,414
-3.96%
Chile [+]2016-6,392
-7,075
-2.86%
Cameroon [+]2016-1,609
-1,781
-6.07%
China [+]2015-281,895
-312,762
-2.79%
Colombia [+]2015-8,965
-9,947
-3.41%
Costa Rica [+]2016-2,760
-3,055
-5.26%
Cape Verde [+]2016-53
-58
-3.55%
Cyprus [+]201682
91
0.50%
Czech Republic [+]20161,295
1,433
0.70%
Djibouti [+]2016-310
-343
-18.16%
Denmark [+]2016-1,731
-1,916
-0.60%
Dominica [+]201677
85
14.24%
Dominican Republic [+]2016-1,891
-2,094
-2.92%
Algeria [+]2016-19,333
-21,399
-13.45%
Ecuador [+]2016-7,434
-8,226
-8.41%
Estonia [+]2016-61
-68
-0.30%
Egypt [+]2016-32,673
-36,165
-10.88%
Eritrea [+]2008-198
-291
-21.13%
Ethiopia [+]2016-1,547
-1,713
-2.36%
Finland [+]2016-3,769
-4,172
-1.70%
Fiji [+]2015-173
-192
-4.41%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201530
33
10.40%
Gabon [+]2016-597
-661
-4.71%
Grenada [+]2015-11
-12
-1.20%
Georgia [+]2016-208
-230
-1.61%
Ghana [+]2016-3,422
-3,788
-8.85%
The Gambia [+]2016-85
-94
-9.75%
Guinea [+]2016-11
-13
-0.15%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2016-899
-995
-9.78%
Guatemala [+]2016-661
-732
-1.08%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2016-50
-55
-4.76%
Guyana [+]2016-136
-150
-4.38%
Hong Kong [+]201612,905
14,285
4.39%
Honduras [+]2016-77
-86
-0.40%
Croatia [+]2016-419
-464
-0.90%
Haiti [+]2016-1
-1
-0.01%
Hungary [+]2016-2,108
-2,333
-1.90%
Indonesia [+]2016-20,941
-23,180
-2.49%
Israel [+]2016-7,241
-8,015
-2.52%
India [+]2016-134,300
-148,656
-6.57%
Iraq [+]2014-9,451
-12,556
-5.35%
Iran [+]2016-8,290
-9,177
-2.27%
Iceland [+]20162,317
2,565
12.80%
Jamaica [+]2016-25
-28
-0.20%
Jordan [+]2016-1,193
-1,321
-3.41%
Kenya [+]2016-5,564
-6,159
-8.73%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2016-268
-297
-4.54%
Cambodia [+]2016-515
-570
-2.83%
Kiribati [+]20166
7
3.85%
Comoros [+]2016-40
-45
-7.27%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]201634
38
4.24%
South Korea [+]20156,891
7,645
0.55%
Kuwait [+]20155,998
6,655
5.81%
Kazakhstan [+]2016-4,892
-5,415
-4.05%
Laos [+]2016-718
-795
-5.16%
Lebanon [+]2015-3,367
-3,736
-7.56%
Saint Lucia [+]2016-18
-20
-1.18%
Sri Lanka [+]2016-3,935
-4,356
-5.41%
Liberia [+]2016-101
-112
-5.34%
Lesotho [+]2016-141
-156
-6.88%
Lithuania [+]2016103
114
0.30%
Luxembourg [+]2016865
957
1.60%
Latvia [+]201610
11
0%
Libya [+]2016-18,985
-21,015
-102.67%
Morocco [+]2016-3,828
-4,238
-4.09%
Moldova [+]2016-128
-142
-2.10%
Montenegro [+]2016-227
-251
-6.03%
Madagascar [+]2016-121
-134
-1.34%
Marshall Islands [+]20167
8
4.02%
Republic of Macedonia [+]2016-260
-288
-2.64%
Mali [+]2016-500
-553
-3.94%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2016-2,391
-2,646
-4.11%
Mongolia [+]2016-1,699
-1,881
-17.05%
Mauritania [+]2014-182
-242
-4.50%
Malta [+]2016113
125
1.10%
Mauritius [+]2016-403
-446
-3.67%
Maldives [+]2016-372
-412
-9.73%
Malawi [+]2016-318
-352
-7.10%
Mexico [+]2016-26,961
-29,843
-2.85%
Malaysia [+]2015-7,612
-8,445
-2.85%
Mozambique [+]2016-578
-640
-5.67%
Namibia [+]2016-772
-854
-7.67%
Niger [+]2015-589
-653
-9.05%
Nigeria [+]2016-17,335
-19,188
-4.73%
Nicaragua [+]2016-191
-211
-1.60%
Netherlands [+]20162,573
2,848
0.40%
Norway [+]201613,413
14,847
4.00%
Nepal [+]2016259
287
1.36%
Nauru [+]201622
24
23.52%
New Zealand [+]20161,445
1,599
0.88%
Oman [+]2016-12,938
-14,321
-21.60%
Panama [+]2015-1,099
-1,219
-2.34%
Peru [+]2016-4,124
-4,565
-2.34%
Papua New Guinea [+]2013-1,100
-1,460
-6.87%
Philippines [+]2016-985
-1,091
-0.36%
Pakistan [+]2016-11,119
-12,308
-4.41%
Poland [+]2016-10,513
-11,637
-2.50%
Palau [+]201612
13
4.31%
Paraguay [+]2016-285
-315
-1.15%
Qatar [+]20158,327
9,239
5.61%
Romania [+]2016-5,088
-5,632
-3.00%
Serbia [+]2016-412
-456
-1.21%
Russia [+]2016-42,345
-46,872
-3.65%
Rwanda [+]2016-178
-197
-2.35%
Saudi Arabia [+]2016-100,275
-110,994
-17.17%
Solomon Islands [+]2016-35
-38
-3.11%
Seychelles [+]20163
3
0.21%
Sudan [+]2015-1,372
-1,522
-1.87%
Sweden [+]20165,331
5,901
1.10%
Singapore [+]20168,894
9,844
3.28%
Slovenia [+]2016-754
-835
-1.90%
Slovakia [+]2016-1,774
-1,964
-2.20%
Sierra Leone [+]2016-289
-320
-8.62%
San Marino [+]2016-5
-6
-0.34%
Senegal [+]2016-563
-623
-4.23%
Suriname [+]2015-437
-485
-9.94%
South Sudan [+]2016-639
-707
-23.13%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2016-9
-10
-2.75%
El Salvador [+]2016-639
-707
-2.64%
Syria [+]2009-1,120
-1,562
-2.89%
Swaziland [+]2016-365
-404
-10.53%
Chad [+]2015-301
-334
-3.05%
Togo [+]2016-385
-427
-9.62%
Thailand [+]2015474
526
0.13%
Tajikistan [+]2016-663
-734
-10.60%
Timor-Leste [+]2015100
111
3.57%
Turkmenistan [+]2015-225
-250
-0.69%
Tunisia [+]2016-2,256
-2,497
-5.93%
Tonga [+]20162
2
0.54%
Turkey [+]2015-9,799
-10,872
-1.27%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2016-2,463
-2,726
-12.69%
Tuvalu [+]20167
8
19.42%
Taiwan [+]2015-8,420
-9,342
-1.78%
Tanzania [+]2015-1,353
-1,501
-3.29%
Ukraine [+]2016-1,875
-2,076
-2.23%
Uganda [+]2015-1,034
-1,148
-4.55%
Uruguay [+]2016-1,911
-2,116
-4.04%
Uzbekistan [+]2016228
252
0.38%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]20168
9
1.13%
Venezuela [+]2013-24,863
-33,021
-14.09%
Vietnam [+]2014-8,799
-11,689
-6.29%
Vanuatu [+]2016-41
-45
-5.58%
Samoa [+]2016-3
-3
-0.38%
Yemen [+]2013-2,099
-2,787
-6.90%
South Africa [+]2016-10,614
-11,749
-3.98%
Zambia [+]2016-1,098
-1,215
-5.78%
Zimbabwe [+]2014-164
-218
-1.38%
Deficit: Country 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.