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CountriesDateDeficit (M.€)Deficit (M.$)Deficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2019-1,215,489
-1,360,859
-6.35%
United Kingdom [+]2019-58,613
-65,618
-2.30%
Germany [+]201952,470
58,740
1.50%
France [+]2019-72,811
-81,512
-3.00%
Japan [+]2018-104,634
-123,572
-2.50%
Spain [+]2019-35,637
-39,896
-2.86%
Italy [+]2019-28,650
-32,074
-1.60%
Portugal [+]2019177
198
0.10%
Greece [+]20192,797
3,131
1.50%
Ireland [+]20191,850
2,071
0.50%
United Arab Emirates [+]20186,892
8,140
1.93%
Afghanistan [+]2019-178
-200
-1.06%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2019-60
-67
-4.04%
Albania [+]2018-173
-204
-1.35%
Armenia [+]2019-119
-133
-0.97%
Angola [+]20181,962
2,317
2.19%
Argentina [+]2019-17,736
-19,855
-4.47%
Austria [+]20192,675
2,995
0.70%
Australia [+]2019-48,238
-54,002
-3.89%
Azerbaijan [+]20182,184
2,580
5.48%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2019268
300
1.52%
Barbados [+]2019172
192
3.80%
Bangladesh [+]2019-14,488
-16,220
-5.36%
Belgium [+]2019-9,279
-10,388
-1.90%
Burkina Faso [+]2019-488
-546
-3.47%
Bulgaria [+]20191,178
1,319
1.90%
Bahrain [+]2019-3,656
-4,093
-10.61%
Burundi [+]2015-211
-235
-7.21%
Benin [+]2019-69
-78
-0.54%
Brunei [+]2019-856
-958
-7.11%
Bolivia [+]2019-2,657
-2,974
-7.22%
Brazil [+]2019-98,786
-110,591
-6.01%
Bahamas [+]2019-196
-219
-1.64%
Bhutan [+]2019-26
-29
-1.15%
Botswana [+]2019-1,013
-1,134
-6.29%
Belarus [+]2019353
395
0.63%
Belize [+]2019-65
-73
-3.97%
Canada [+]2019-5,372
-6,014
-0.35%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2019-913
-1,022
-2.05%
Central African Republic [+]2018-19
-22
-0.97%
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 [+]2019-6,674
-7,472
-2.65%
Cameroon [+]2019-1,149
-1,287
-3.31%
China [+]2019-811,945
-908,972
-6.31%
Colombia [+]2019-7,245
-8,111
-2.51%
Costa Rica [+]2019-3,888
-4,353
-7.01%
Cape Verde [+]2018-44
-52
-2.65%
Cyprus [+]2019327
366
1.50%
Czech Republic [+]2019595
666
0.30%
Djibouti [+]2019-25
-28
-0.85%
Denmark [+]201911,824
13,237
3.80%
Dominica [+]2019-45
-50
-8.83%
Dominican Republic [+]2019-1,746
-1,954
-2.20%
Algeria [+]2019-8,524
-9,542
-5.64%
Ecuador [+]2019-3,041
-3,405
-3.17%
Estonia [+]201922
24
0.10%
Egypt [+]2019-20,006
-22,397
-7.41%
Eritrea [+]201871
84
4.21%
Ethiopia [+]2019-2,096
-2,346
-2.53%
Finland [+]2019-2,357
-2,638
-1.00%
Fiji [+]2018-258
-305
-5.52%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201885
100
24.99%
Gabon [+]2019321
359
2.13%
Grenada [+]201954
60
4.95%
Georgia [+]2019-288
-322
-1.82%
Ghana [+]2018-3,866
-4,566
-6.97%
The Gambia [+]2018-85
-101
-6.06%
Guinea [+]2019-57
-64
-0.47%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2017-280
-316
-2.59%
Guatemala [+]2019-1,541
-1,725
-2.25%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2018-63
-74
-4.92%
Guyana [+]2019-120
-134
-2.59%
Hong Kong [+]2019-5,032
-5,634
-1.51%
Honduras [+]201920
22
0.09%
Croatia [+]2019214
240
0.40%
Haiti [+]2019-177
-198
-2.28%
Hungary [+]2019-3,028
-3,390
-2.10%
Indonesia [+]2019-22,301
-24,966
-2.23%
Israel [+]2019-13,782
-15,429
-3.91%
India [+]2019-210,579
-235,744
-8.22%
Iraq [+]201814,973
17,683
7.84%
Iran [+]2019-28,681
-32,108
-5.50%
Iceland [+]2019-337
-378
-1.50%
Jamaica [+]2019130
145
0.91%
Jordan [+]2019-2,378
-2,663
-5.98%
Kenya [+]2019-6,591
-7,379
-7.73%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2019-11
-12
-0.14%
Cambodia [+]2018140
165
0.68%
Kiribati [+]201767
76
40.38%
Comoros [+]2018-10
-12
-1.04%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]2019-10
-11
-1.02%
South Korea [+]20195,484
6,139
0.37%
Kuwait [+]20196,506
7,283
5.38%
Kazakhstan [+]2019-924
-1,035
-0.57%
Laos [+]2018-716
-845
-4.66%
Lebanon [+]2019-4,925
-5,513
-10.50%
Saint Lucia [+]2018-18
-21
-1.03%
Sri Lanka [+]2019-6,138
-6,871
-8.18%
Liberia [+]2018-141
-166
-5.10%
Lesotho [+]2019-121
-136
-5.60%
Lithuania [+]2019131
146
0.30%
Luxembourg [+]20191,543
1,727
2.40%
Latvia [+]2019-174
-195
-0.60%
Libya [+]2019780
873
2.19%
Morocco [+]2019-4,371
-4,893
-4.13%
Moldova [+]2019-154
-172
-1.44%
Montenegro [+]2019-118
-132
-2.40%
Madagascar [+]2019-179
-200
-1.42%
Marshall Islands [+]20185
6
2.54%
North Macedonia [+]2019-222
-248
-1.95%
Mali [+]2018-685
-810
-4.77%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2019-2,401
-2,688
-3.92%
Mongolia [+]2019115
128
0.93%
Mauritania [+]2019187
209
2.75%
Malta [+]201967
75
0.50%
Mauritius [+]2019-1,211
-1,355
-10.28%
Maldives [+]2019-329
-368
-6.39%
Malawi [+]2019-409
-458
-6.36%
Mexico [+]2019-26,394
-29,548
-2.35%
Malaysia [+]2019-12,034
-13,472
-3.69%
Mozambique [+]2018-852
-1,006
-6.85%
Namibia [+]2019-651
-729
-5.89%
Niger [+]2019-411
-460
-3.56%
Nigeria [+]2019-19,038
-21,313
-4.76%
Nicaragua [+]2018-330
-390
-2.98%
Netherlands [+]201913,927
15,591
1.70%
Norway [+]201923,452
26,255
6.50%
Nepal [+]2019-1,250
-1,400
-4.56%
Nauru [+]201922
24
20.77%
New Zealand [+]2019-5,400
-6,045
-2.95%
Oman [+]2018-5,331
-6,296
-7.89%
Panama [+]2019-1,875
-2,099
-3.14%
Peru [+]2019-2,814
-3,151
-1.37%
Papua New Guinea [+]2015-891
-988
-4.55%
Philippines [+]2019-5,993
-6,709
-1.78%
Pakistan [+]2019-22,157
-24,805
-8.98%
Poland [+]2019-3,696
-4,137
-0.70%
State of Palestine [+]2019-685
-767
-4.50%
Palau [+]20191
1
0.35%
Paraguay [+]2019-1,289
-1,443
-3.85%
Qatar [+]20197,739
8,664
4.93%
Romania [+]2019-9,744
-10,908
-4.40%
Serbia [+]2019-2
-2
-0.01%
Russia [+]201929,226
32,718
1.92%
Rwanda [+]2019-469
-526
-5.19%
Saudi Arabia [+]2019-31,535
-35,304
-4.45%
Solomon Islands [+]2019-24
-27
-1.66%
Seychelles [+]201913
15
0.88%
Sudan [+]2019-3,243
-3,631
-10.89%
Sweden [+]20193,076
3,443
0.60%
Singapore [+]201912,691
14,207
3.84%
Slovenia [+]2019249
279
0.50%
Slovakia [+]2019-1,269
-1,420
-1.40%
Sierra Leone [+]2019-103
-115
-2.74%
San Marino [+]2018-22
-26
-1.56%
Senegal [+]2019-805
-902
-3.83%
Suriname [+]2018-219
-259
-7.47%
South Sudan [+]201915
17
0.34%
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 [+]2019-300
-335
-7.28%
Chad [+]2019-17
-19
-0.17%
Togo [+]2019104
116
2.13%
Thailand [+]2019-3,943
-4,415
-0.82%
Tajikistan [+]2018-177
-209
-2.78%
Timor-Leste [+]2018-372
-440
-28.08%
Turkmenistan [+]2018-74
-88
-0.22%
Tunisia [+]2019-1,349
-1,510
-3.89%
Tonga [+]201915
16
3.16%
Turkey [+]2019-38,388
-42,975
-5.65%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2019-793
-888
-3.69%
Tuvalu [+]2019-4
-4
-8.60%
Taiwan [+]2019-9,687
-10,844
-1.78%
Tanzania [+]2018-927
-1,095
-1.93%
Ukraine [+]2019-2,822
-3,159
-2.04%
Uganda [+]2019-1,634
-1,830
-5.02%
Uruguay [+]2019-1,521
-1,703
-3.00%
Uzbekistan [+]2019-133
-149
-0.26%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2019-18
-20
-2.38%
Venezuela [+]2017-29,292
-33,091
-22.99%
Vietnam [+]2018-2,631
-3,108
-1.02%
Vanuatu [+]201939
43
4.64%
Samoa [+]201920
23
2.71%
Yemen [+]2019-1,072
-1,200
-5.32%
South Africa [+]2019-19,626
-21,972
-6.25%
Zambia [+]2019-1,757
-1,967
-8.14%
Zimbabwe [+]2018-794
-1,911
-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.