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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 [+]2018-36,509
-43,117
-1.50%
Germany [+]201858,012
68,512
1.70%
France [+]2018-59,563
-70,344
-2.50%
Japan [+]2017-136,322
-154,003
-3.17%
Spain [+]2018-30,495
-36,015
-2.54%
Italy [+]2018-37,505
-44,293
-2.10%
Portugal [+]2018-913
-1,078
-0.50%
Greece [+]20181,991
2,351
1.10%
Ireland [+]201846
54
0%
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 [+]2018426
503
0.10%
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 [+]2018-3,096
-3,656
-0.70%
Burkina Faso [+]2018-597
-705
-4.99%
Bulgaria [+]20181,099
1,297
2.00%
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 [+]20177,678
8,674
1.30%
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 [+]2018-990
-1,169
-4.80%
Czech Republic [+]20181,849
2,184
0.90%
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 [+]2018-142
-168
-0.60%
Egypt [+]2018-19,877
-23,475
-9.41%
Eritrea [+]2018185
218
10.86%
Ethiopia [+]2018-2,056
-2,429
-3.03%
Finland [+]2018-1,846
-2,180
-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 [+]2018102
121
0.20%
Haiti [+]2018-162
-192
-1.99%
Hungary [+]2018-2,930
-3,460
-2.20%
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 [+]2018240
284
1.10%
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 [+]2018298
351
0.70%
Luxembourg [+]20181,418
1,675
2.40%
Latvia [+]2018-295
-349
-1.00%
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 [+]2018251
296
2.00%
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 [+]201811,348
13,402
1.50%
Norway [+]201826,725
31,562
7.30%
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 [+]2018-1,874
-2,213
-0.40%
Palau [+]201816
19
6.53%
Paraguay [+]2018-464
-548
-1.31%
Qatar [+]20188,564
10,114
5.29%
Romania [+]2018-6,123
-7,231
-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 [+]20184,182
4,938
0.90%
Singapore [+]201811,194
13,220
3.61%
Slovenia [+]2018337
398
0.70%
Slovakia [+]2018-630
-743
-0.70%
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.