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Deficit: Countries comparison
CountriesDateDeficitDeficitDeficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2016-705,437
-780,642
-4.19%
United Kingdom [+]2016-70,717
-78,276
-3.00%
Germany [+]201625,674
28,419
0.80%
France [+]2016-75,893
-84,006
-3.40%
Japan [+]2016-163,849
-181,364
-3.66%
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 [+]2016-7,810
-8,644
-2.48%
Afghanistan [+]201621
23
0.12%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2016-2
-2
-0.14%
Albania [+]2016-189
-209
-1.76%
Armenia [+]2016-537
-594
-5.62%
Angola [+]2016-4,131
-4,572
-4.80%
Argentina [+]2016-31,833
-35,235
-6.36%
Austria [+]2016-5,805
-6,425
-1.60%
Australia [+]2016-30,232
-33,464
-2.65%
Azerbaijan [+]2015-2,205
-2,447
-4.81%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]201653
58
0.35%
Barbados [+]20169
10
0.21%
Bangladesh [+]2016-6,688
-7,403
-3.36%
Belgium [+]2016-10,532
-11,658
-2.50%
Burkina Faso [+]2016-357
-396
-3.50%
Bulgaria [+]2016-19
-20
0%
Bahrain [+]2016-5,213
-5,770
-17.93%
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 [+]2016-145,999
-161,607
-9.01%
Bahamas [+]2016-280
-310
-2.76%
Bhutan [+]2016-21
-23
-1.10%
Botswana [+]2016-159
-176
-1.12%
Belarus [+]2016-1,449
-1,604
-3.36%
Belize [+]2016-62
-69
-3.77%
Canada [+]2016-15,223
-16,850
-1.10%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]2016-359
-397
-1.01%
Central African Republic [+]201625
27
1.56%
Republic of the Congo [+]2016-1,587
-1,757
-22.55%
Switzerland [+]20162,013
2,229
0.30%
Ivory Coast [+]2016-1,277
-1,414
-3.89%
Chile [+]2016-5,989
-6,629
-2.65%
Cameroon [+]2016-1,796
-1,988
-6.17%
China [+]2016-375,585
-415,735
-3.70%
Colombia [+]2016-7,470
-8,268
-2.95%
Costa Rica [+]2016-2,760
-3,055
-5.28%
Cape Verde [+]2016-46
-51
-3.08%
Cyprus [+]201682
91
0.50%
Czech Republic [+]20161,295
1,433
0.70%
Djibouti [+]2016-310
-343
-18.16%
Denmark [+]2016-1,134
-1,256
-0.40%
Dominica [+]201620
22
3.83%
Dominican Republic [+]2016-1,823
-2,018
-2.82%
Algeria [+]2016-18,875
-20,892
-13.13%
Ecuador [+]2016-7,434
-8,226
-8.34%
Estonia [+]2016-61
-68
-0.30%
Egypt [+]2016-32,161
-35,599
-10.70%
Eritrea [+]2008-198
-291
-21.13%
Ethiopia [+]2016-1,547
-1,713
-2.34%
Finland [+]2016-3,867
-4,280
-1.80%
Fiji [+]2016-58
-64
-1.37%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201530
33
10.51%
Gabon [+]2016-597
-661
-4.71%
Grenada [+]201622
24
2.31%
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 [+]2016-1,103
-1,221
-11.99%
Guatemala [+]2016-673
-745
-1.08%
Guinea-Bissau [+]2016-50
-55
-4.71%
Guyana [+]2016-135
-150
-4.28%
Hong Kong [+]201612,931
14,313
4.39%
Honduras [+]2016-78
-86
-0.40%
Croatia [+]2016-419
-464
-0.90%
Haiti [+]2016-6
-7
-0.08%
Hungary [+]2016-2,108
-2,333
-1.90%
Indonesia [+]2016-20,941
-23,180
-2.49%
Israel [+]2016-6,062
-6,710
-2.11%
India [+]2016-136,682
-151,293
-6.65%
Iraq [+]2016-21,532
-23,834
-13.88%
Iran [+]2016-8,290
-9,177
-2.27%
Iceland [+]20162,317
2,565
12.80%
Jamaica [+]2016-25
-28
-0.20%
Jordan [+]2016-1,178
-1,304
-3.37%
Kenya [+]2016-5,296
-5,862
-8.31%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2016-270
-299
-4.56%
Cambodia [+]2016-308
-340
-1.69%
Kiribati [+]201610
11
6.04%
Comoros [+]2016-40
-45
-7.27%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]201634
38
4.24%
South Korea [+]201622,312
24,697
1.75%
Kuwait [+]2016628
695
0.63%
Kazakhstan [+]2016-6,635
-7,344
-5.49%
Laos [+]2016-664
-735
-4.72%
Lebanon [+]2015-3,367
-3,736
-7.56%
Saint Lucia [+]2016-25
-28
-1.70%
Sri Lanka [+]2016-3,935
-4,356
-5.38%
Liberia [+]2016-111
-123
-3.74%
Lesotho [+]2016-140
-155
-6.35%
Lithuania [+]2016103
114
0.30%
Luxembourg [+]2016865
957
1.60%
Latvia [+]201610
11
0%
Libya [+]2016-18,986
-21,015
-113.33%
Morocco [+]2016-3,828
-4,238
-4.09%
Moldova [+]2016-128
-142
-2.10%
Montenegro [+]2016-246
-272
-6.23%
Madagascar [+]2016-118
-131
-1.31%
Marshall Islands [+]20167
8
4.02%
Republic of Macedonia [+]2016-261
-288
-2.68%
Mali [+]2016-500
-553
-3.94%
Burma - Myanmar [+]2016-1,438
-1,592
-2.52%
Mongolia [+]2016-1,696
-1,877
-16.98%
Mauritania [+]2016-22
-24
-0.51%
Malta [+]2016113
125
1.10%
Mauritius [+]2016-403
-446
-3.59%
Maldives [+]2016-369
-408
-9.68%
Malawi [+]2016-326
-361
-7.32%
Mexico [+]2016-26,950
-29,831
-2.77%
Malaysia [+]2016-7,002
-7,750
-2.61%
Mozambique [+]2016-636
-704
-6.24%
Namibia [+]2016-901
-998
-9.11%
Niger [+]2016-417
-462
-6.13%
Nigeria [+]2016-14,402
-15,942
-3.93%
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 [+]20162,191
2,425
1.31%
Oman [+]2016-12,860
-14,235
-21.30%
Panama [+]2016-942
-1,042
-1.80%
Peru [+]2016-4,124
-4,565
-2.34%
Papua New Guinea [+]2015-824
-915
-3.98%
Philippines [+]2016-1,023
-1,132
-0.37%
Pakistan [+]2016-11,119
-12,308
-4.41%
Poland [+]2016-10,513
-11,637
-2.50%
Palau [+]20169
10
3.32%
Paraguay [+]2016-129
-143
-0.52%
Qatar [+]20157,893
8,758
5.32%
Romania [+]2016-5,088
-5,632
-3.00%
Serbia [+]2016-412
-456
-1.19%
Russia [+]2016-42,345
-46,872
-3.66%
Rwanda [+]2016-178
-197
-2.33%
Saudi Arabia [+]2016-100,262
-110,980
-17.20%
Solomon Islands [+]2016-37
-41
-3.32%
Seychelles [+]20163
3
0.21%
Sudan [+]2016-832
-921
-1.60%
Sweden [+]20165,516
6,106
1.20%
Singapore [+]20169,242
10,230
3.26%
Slovenia [+]2016-754
-835
-1.90%
Slovakia [+]2016-1,774
-1,964
-2.20%
Sierra Leone [+]2016-289
-320
-8.46%
San Marino [+]2016-4
-4
-0.28%
Senegal [+]2016-563
-623
-4.23%
Suriname [+]2016-232
-257
-7.83%
South Sudan [+]2016-587
-650
-21.25%
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
-10.36%
Chad [+]2016-178
-197
-1.96%
Togo [+]2016-385
-427
-9.56%
Thailand [+]20162,092
2,315
0.57%
Tajikistan [+]2016-614
-679
-9.77%
Timor-Leste [+]2016-752
-832
-32.99%
Turkmenistan [+]2015-225
-250
-0.70%
Tunisia [+]2016-2,234
-2,473
-5.88%
Tonga [+]2016-2
-2
-0.42%
Turkey [+]2016-18,165
-20,107
-2.33%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2016-2,536
-2,807
-12.44%
Tuvalu [+]20165
6
16.55%
Taiwan [+]2016-10,540
-11,667
-2.20%
Tanzania [+]2016-937
-1,037
-2.18%
Ukraine [+]2016-1,875
-2,076
-2.23%
Uganda [+]2016-1,119
-1,238
-4.89%
Uruguay [+]2016-1,830
-2,026
-3.86%
Uzbekistan [+]2016238
263
0.40%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]20168
9
1.13%
Venezuela [+]2013-24,863
-33,021
-14.09%
Vietnam [+]2015-10,736
-11,912
-6.22%
Vanuatu [+]2016-44
-49
-6.12%
Samoa [+]2016-3
-3
-0.41%
Yemen [+]2013-2,099
-2,787
-6.90%
South Africa [+]2016-10,848
-12,007
-4.06%
Zambia [+]2016-1,098
-1,215
-5.80%
Zimbabwe [+]2014-164
-218
-1.38%
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.