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Budget Deficit

Country (National currency, billions in 2018)

Republic of Korea is the top country by budget deficit in the world. As of 2018, budget deficit in Republic of Korea was 52,520.99 national currency, billions that accounts for -4.12 % of the world's budget deficit. The top 5 countries (others are Iraq, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, and Angola) account for -6.51 % of it. The world's total budget deficit was estimated at -1,273,371.87 national currency, billions in 2018.

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Republic of Korea 52,520.99 IMF + 2 others
Iraq 16,674.9 IMF + 2 others
Uzbekistan 10,344.02 IMF + 2 others
Russian Federation 2,882.62 IMF + 2 others
Angola 477.64 IMF + 2 others
Kazakhstan 372.51 IMF + 2 others
Congo 334.59 IMF + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 211.48 IMF + 2 others
Gabon 138.48 IMF + 1 other
Chad 82.55 IMF
Macau 62.09 IMF
Czech Republic 60.4 IMF + 2 others
Germany 43.2 IMF + 2 others
Qatar 36.83 IMF + 2 others
Serbia 32.67 IMF + 2 others
Mauritania 29.25 IMF
Sweden 21.51 IMF + 2 others
Singapore 18.23 IMF + 2 others
Afghanistan 12.32 IMF + 1 other
Central African Republic 8.46 IMF + 2 others
Greece 6.36 IMF + 2 others
Kuwait 4.84 IMF + 2 others
Croatia 4.07 IMF + 2 others
Jamaica 4.06 IMF + 2 others
Netherlands 3.89 IMF + 2 others
Azerbaijan 3.08 IMF + 1 other
Vanuatu 2.9 IMF + 2 others
Belarus 2.78 IMF + 2 others
Honduras 1.96 IMF + 2 others
Luxembourg 0.93 IMF + 2 others
Turkmenistan 0.9 IMF
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.87 IMF + 2 others
Switzerland 0.8 IMF + 2 others
Cyprus 0.41 IMF + 2 others
Lithuania 0.4 IMF + 2 others
Slovenia 0.24 IMF + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.23 IMF + 2 others
Grenada 0.15 IMF + 2 others
Seychelles 0.1 IMF + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 0.09 IMF + 2 others
Bulgaria 0.06 IMF + 2 others
Malta 0.05 IMF + 2 others
Nauru 0.04 IMF + 1 other
Palau 0.01 IMF + 2 others
Tonga 0.01 IMF + 2 others
Tuvalu 0 IMF
Marshall Islands 0 IMF + 1 other
Samoa 0 IMF + 2 others
Barbados -0.02 IMF + 2 others
Estonia -0.02 IMF + 2 others
San Marino -0.04 IMF + 2 others
Belize -0.04 IMF + 2 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.04 IMF + 2 others
Kiribati -0.05 IMF + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda -0.16 IMF + 2 others
Saint Lucia -0.16 IMF + 2 others
Liberia -0.18 IMF + 2 others
Dominica -0.22 IMF + 2 others
Denmark -0.25 IMF + 2 others
Montenegro -0.28 IMF
New Zealand -0.33 IMF + 2 others
Latvia -0.35 IMF + 2 others
Solomon Islands -0.41 IMF + 2 others
Bahamas -0.42 IMF + 2 others
Fiji -0.47 IMF + 2 others
Timor-Leste -0.54 IMF + 2 others
Portugal -0.58 IMF + 2 others
El Salvador -0.7 IMF + 2 others
Georgia -0.95 IMF + 2 others
Jordan -1.08 IMF + 2 others
Slovakia -1.14 IMF + 2 others
Panama -1.16 IMF
Ireland -1.37 IMF + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam -1.6 IMF
Bahrain -1.69 IMF + 1 other
Bhutan -1.72 IMF + 2 others
Suriname -1.76 IMF + 2 others
Ecuador -1.81 IMF
Lesotho -1.88 IMF + 2 others
Finland -1.91 IMF + 2 others
Zimbabwe -2.01 IMF + 2 others
Republic of Moldova -2.01 IMF + 2 others
Papua New Guinea -2.06 IMF + 2 others
Mauritius -2.25 IMF + 2 others
Austria -2.4 IMF + 2 others
Oman -2.43 IMF + 2 others
Tajikistan -3.28 IMF + 1 other
Puerto Rico -3.95 IMF
Canada -4.07 IMF + 2 others
Maldives -4.29 IMF + 2 others
Libya -4.47 IMF
Tunisia -4.5 IMF + 2 others
Cabo Verde -4.96 IMF + 2 others
Comoros -5.31 IMF
South Sudan -5.79 IMF
Botswana -6.12 IMF + 2 others
Eswatini -6.36 IMF + 2 others
Belgium -7.2 IMF + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan -7.39 IMF + 2 others
Gambia -7.78 IMF + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago -8.35 IMF + 1 other
Guatemala -10.31 IMF + 2 others
Namibia -10.99 IMF + 2 others
Iceland -11.54 IMF + 2 others
North Macedonia -11.6 IMF + 2 others
Eritrea -13.66 IMF
Peru -14.21 IMF + 2 others
Haiti -14.66 IMF
Djibouti -17.27 IMF
Australia -17.82 IMF + 2 others
Nicaragua -17.95 IMF + 2 others
Zambia -18.24 IMF + 2 others
Ghana -20.96 IMF + 2 others
Bolivia -21.81 IMF + 2 others
United Arab Emirates -27.64 IMF + 2 others
Albania -28.75 IMF + 2 others
Israel -30.01 IMF + 2 others
United Kingdom -30.47 IMF + 2 others
Spain -32.01 IMF + 2 others
Thailand -32.85 IMF + 2 others
Poland -34.14 IMF + 2 others
Romania -35.36 IMF + 2 others
Guinea Bissau -41.31 IMF + 1 other
Guyana -43.75 IMF
Morocco -45.06 IMF + 2 others
Mozambique -46.28 IMF + 2 others
France -59.14 IMF + 2 others
Malaysia -64.07 IMF + 2 others
Ethiopia -66.65 IMF + 2 others
Uruguay -76.99 IMF + 2 others
Ukraine -77.07 IMF + 2 others
Togo -91.88 IMF + 2 others
Hong Kong -106.54 IMF + 1 other
Armenia -109.64 IMF + 1 other
Sudan -115.95 IMF + 1 other
Saudi Arabia -136 IMF + 2 others
Dominican Republic -147.14 IMF + 2 others
Philippines -176.93 IMF + 2 others
South Africa -181.13 IMF + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe -194.83 IMF + 2 others
Nepal -196.19 IMF + 2 others
Turkey -204.5 IMF + 2 others
Norway -213 IMF + 2 others
Rwanda -213.52 IMF + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic -217.48 in 2010 IMF + 1 other
Malawi -242.66 IMF + 2 others
Niger -251.56 IMF + 1 other
Benin -270.09 IMF + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo -319.77 IMF + 2 others
Taiwan Province of China -339.32 IMF
Burkina Faso -373.92 IMF + 2 others
Senegal -376.04 IMF + 2 others
Brazil -401.82 IMF + 2 others
Egypt -430.75 IMF + 2 others
Mali -452.65 IMF + 1 other
Burundi -532.42 IMF + 2 others
Argentina -571.75 IMF + 2 others
Mexico -581.19 IMF + 2 others
Cameroon -587.14 IMF + 1 other
Yemen -631.13 IMF + 1 other
Kenya -657.39 IMF + 2 others
Sri Lanka -760.77 IMF + 2 others
Madagascar -882.04 IMF + 2 others
Bangladesh -924.64 IMF + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire -944.15 IMF + 2 others
United States of America -953.86 IMF + 2 others
Algeria -1,091.21 IMF + 2 others
Hungary -1,201.82 IMF + 2 others
Cambodia -1,983.35 IMF + 2 others
Costa Rica -2,099.72 IMF + 2 others
Sierra Leone -2,147.91 IMF + 2 others
Pakistan -2,223.35 IMF + 2 others
Guinea -2,240.18 IMF + 1 other
Myanmar -2,360.4 IMF + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania -2,367.82 IMF + 2 others
Chile -2,807.88 IMF + 2 others
Paraguay -2,817.51 IMF + 2 others
China -4,285.42 IMF + 1 other
Uganda -5,056.25 IMF + 2 others
Nigeria -5,839.92 IMF + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic -6,976.53 IMF + 1 other
Lebanon -8,927.16 IMF + 1 other
Colombia -12,035.61 IMF + 2 others
India -12,544.1 IMF + 2 others
Japan -17,127.05 IMF + 2 others
Indonesia -251,424.3 IMF + 2 others
Viet Nam -260,535.66 IMF + 2 others
Iran -735,021.51 IMF + 2 others
Italy -2.14 Percent of GDP IMF + 2 others
Mongolia -0.16 Percent of GDP IMF + 2 others
Palestine -139.8 Domestic Currency in 2017 IMF
Somalia 10,477,505.69 current LCU in 2017 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -29.95 Percent of GDP IMF

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