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20 economies that have the biggest budget revenues

Last updated on: February 18, 2014 13:53 IST

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Though India is one of the fastest growing economies, how big is the country’s budget compared to other countries in the world?

India ranks 14 ahead of oil economies such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Developed countries, however, are way ahead of the nation.

Let’s look at the top 20 countries in the world by budget revenues.

Sources: CIA World Factbook/Wikipedia

Note: Most of the figures are estimated

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Image: The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram departs from North Block to Parliament House along with the Ministers of State for Finance, Namo Narain Meena (right) and Jesudasu Seelam to present the Interim Budget 2014-15, in New Delhi.
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Saudi Arabia

Rank: 20

Revenues (million/$): 221,100

Expenditures (million/$): 218,700

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +2,400

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, it is the Masjid of Mohammed the prophet of Islam.
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Belgium

Rank: 19

Revenues (million/$): 249,600

Expenditures (million/$): 271,200

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -21,600

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: The King's House is seen in this general view of the Brussels' Grand Place.
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Tags: NA , Belgium

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Mexico

Rank: 18

Revenues (million/$): 263,200

Expenditures (million/$): 292,200

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -29,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: The national presidential palace is lit up in the colours of the Mexican flag during a sound and light show in Mexico City.
Photographs: Daniel Aguilar/Reuters
Tags: NA , Mexico

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South Korea

Rank: 17

Revenues (million/$): 267,900

Expenditures (million/$): 242,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +25,900

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: Gangnam district of Seoul.
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Sweden

Rank: 16

Revenues (million/$): 277,600

Expenditures (million/$): 277,100

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +0,500

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: Turning Torso and Vastra Hamnen by night.
Photographs: Bjaglin/Wikimedia Commons
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Norway

Rank: 15

Revenues (million/$): 280,500

Expenditures (million/$): 209,500

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +71,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): 25.3

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Photographs: Sveter/Wikimedia Commons
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India

Rank: 14

Revenues (million/$): 210,000

Expenditures (million/$): 302,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -92,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -30.5

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Photographs: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
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Netherlands

Rank: 13

Revenues (million/$): 381,300

Expenditures (million/$): 420,400

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -39,100

Deficit/Surplus (%): NA

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Image: The Distilleerketel, a windmill built in 1727 and used to grind rye, can be seen at Delfshaven, an area of Rotterdam.
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Russia

Rank: 12

Revenues (million/$): 382,800

Expenditures (million/$): 376,200

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +6,600

Deficit/Surplus (%): 1.75

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Image: Moscow City Skyling
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Australia

Rank: 11

Revenues (million/$): 498,100

Expenditures (million/$): 541,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -42,900

Deficit/Surplus (%): -8.61

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Image: A tall ship sails past the Sydney Opera House as it enters Sydney Harbour.
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Spain

Rank: 10

Revenues (million/$): 545,200

Expenditures (million/$): 672,100

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -126,900

Deficit/Surplus (%): -18.88

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Image: Spanish matador Julian Lopez "El Juli" performs a pass to a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain.
Photographs: Marcelo Del Pozo/Reuters
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Canada

Rank: 9

Revenues (million/$): 660,200

Expenditures (million/$): 747,800

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -87,600

Deficit/Surplus (%): -11.71

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Image: CN Tower in Toronto.
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Brazil

Rank: 8

Revenues (million/$): 978,300

Expenditures (million/$): 901,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): +77,300

Deficit/Surplus (%): 8.6

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Image: Sao Paulo skyline.
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United Kingdom

Rank: 7

Revenues (million/$): 986,500

Expenditures (million/$): 1,188,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -201,500

Deficit/Surplus (%): -16.96

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Image: London skyline.
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Italy

Rank: 6

Revenues (million/$): 1,025,100

Expenditures (million/$): 1,112,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -86,900

Deficit/Surplus (%): -7.81

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Image: Colosseum in Rome.
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France

Rank: 5

Revenues (million/$): 1,386,000

Expenditures (million/$): 1,535,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -149,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -9.71

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Image: A man jumps in a fountain of the Trocadero Square in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris.
Photographs: Benoit Tessier/Reuters
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Germany

Rank: 4

Revenues (million/$): 1,551,000

Expenditures (million/$): 1,588,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -37,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -2.33

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Image: Revellers toast after getting the first beer in the traditional one-litre "Masskrug" beer mugs at the opening day of the Munich Oktoberfest at the Theresienwiese in Munich.
Photographs: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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China

Rank: 3

Revenues (million/$): 1,646,000

Expenditures (million/$): 1,729,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -83,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -4.8

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Image: Pudong skyline.
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Japan

Rank: 2

Revenues (million/$): 1,971,000

Expenditures (million/$): 2,495,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -524,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -21

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Image: Tokyo skyline.
Photographs: Reuters
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United States

Rank: 1

Revenues (million/$): 2,902,000

Expenditures (million/$): 3,803,000

Deficit/Surplus (million/$): -901,000

Deficit/Surplus (%): -31


Image: The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island are seen in front of the Lower Manhattan skyline.
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