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15 Nov 2013
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Country statistical profile: Ireland 2013
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Unit
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
38 761
 
42 207
 
44 969
 
42 133
 
39 856
 
40 659
 
42 470
 
43 670
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
33 418
 
36 989
 
38 967
 
36 522
 
33 224
 
34 180
 
34 464
 
35 659
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
8.2
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
6.1
 
1.5
 
-2.7
 
-3.9
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
6.1
 
5.5
 
5.0
 
-2.2
 
-6.4
 
-1.1
 
2.2
 
0.2
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
1.9
 
-0.9
 
-2.2
 
3.7
 
9.8
 
7.0
 
5.6
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
14.8
 
4.8
 
2.5
 
-9.5
 
-27.0
 
-22.7
 
-9.1
 
-0.6
 
Economic structure - value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing: share of real value added
%
1.8
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.4
 
1.1
 
1.5
 
1.9
 
1.6
 
Industry: share of real value added
%
22.2
 
21.6
 
21.7
 
21.4
 
24.7
 
24.6
 
26.3
 
26.3
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business: share of real value added
%
25.6
 
26.0
 
27.1
 
27.2
 
25.9
 
25.9
 
25.7
 
25.4
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
1.6
 
2.9
 
0.2
 
-7.4
 
-13.7
 
-30.6
 
-13.1
 
-8.1
 
General government debt
% of GDP
32.7
 
28.7
 
28.4
 
49.2
 
70.1
 
87.3
 
102.3
 
125.8
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
35.6
 
37.4
 
36.9
 
35.4
 
34.5
 
34.9
 
34.0
 
34.5
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
33.9
 
34.5
 
36.7
 
42.8
 
48.1
 
65.5
 
47.1
 
42.6
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.8
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
6.8
 
7.3
 
6.5
 
6.0
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.2
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
16.0
 
16.1
 
16.7
 
19.7
 
23.6
 
23.7
 
23.3
 
22.4
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
2.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
4.1
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
..
 
0.54
 
0.55
 
0.59
 
0.54
 
0.52
 
0.52
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
30.1
 
31.5
 
30.9
 
29.1
 
27.7
 
27.6
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
11.6
 
12.4
 
12.1
 
10.9
 
10.1
 
10.0
 
11.3
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.3
 
11.3
 
11.2
 
10.8
 
10.1
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
15.2
 
14.7
 
13.9
 
13.9
 
16.7
 
17.9
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
69.6
 
69.6
 
71.4
 
74.3
 
74.2
 
81.2
 
81.1
 
83.6
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
81.4
 
79.2
 
80.4
 
83.3
 
90.2
 
99.8
 
102.7
 
107.8
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
39.7
 
32.2
 
35.3
 
42.2
 
54.3
 
57.8
 
62.3
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
70.3
 
76.6
 
87.0
 
85.0
 
62.6
 
60.5
 
67.2
 
63.1
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
110.0
 
108.8
 
122.2
 
127.1
 
116.9
 
118.3
 
127.0
 
118.3
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-11.6
 
-8.5
 
-1.5
 
-11.2
 
-9.6
 
-8.8
 
-2.4
 
4.1
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
71.5
 
80.2
 
94.6
 
110.6
 
103.5
 
107.2
 
115.6
 
111.9
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
59.9
 
71.6
 
93.0
 
99.3
 
93.9
 
98.4
 
113.3
 
116.1
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-3.5
 
-3.6
 
-5.4
 
-5.6
 
-2.3
 
1.2
 
1.2
 
4.4
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
104 152
 
120 728
 
150 060
 
168 937
 
295 358
 
340 110
 
330 793
 
379 982
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
163 530
 
156 491
 
203 683
 
188 302
 
250 122
 
285 572
 
290 479
 
339 727
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
-31 670
 
-5 545
 
24 712
 
-16 421
 
25 717
 
42 807
 
23 566
 
38 329
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
14 304
 
15 332
 
21 150
 
18 912
 
26 617
 
22 350
 
-1 166
 
18 526
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.4
 
3.9
 
4.9
 
4.1
 
-4.5
 
-0.9
 
2.6
 
1.7
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
2.4
 
4.2
 
5.7
 
3.3
 
-4.4
 
-1.2
 
2.0
 
0.9
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-0.7
 
1.4
 
2.8
 
6.5
 
-3.5
 
-4.6
 
1.2
 
0.5
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
12.7
 
8.2
 
4.6
 
8.8
 
-7.9
 
9.6
 
12.0
 
9.4
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
1.9
 
3.5
 
2.2
 
5.9
 
-3.6
 
1.6
 
6.2
 
2.8
 
Long-term interest rates
%
3.32
 
3.79
 
4.33
 
4.55
 
5.23
 
5.99
 
9.58
 
5.99
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
1.01
 
0.99
 
0.96
 
0.95
 
0.90
 
0.85
 
0.84
 
0.82
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.73
 
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
124
 
124
 
127
 
132
 
122
 
110
 
110
 
104
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
14.5
 
14.8
 
15.1
 
15.0
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
13.5
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
2.5
 
2.8
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
5.9
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
55.24
 
66.38
 
74.16
 
100.39
 
62.61
 
80.95
 
113.92
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
7.5
 
9.0
 
8.9
 
7.5
 
11.3
 
12.4
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
47.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
71.7
 
78.1
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
800
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
730
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
282
 
282
 
219
 
202
 
227
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
53
 
45
 
47
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
3 040
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 950
 
2 950
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
730
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
660
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
44
 
45
 
44
 
44
 
39
 
39
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
29.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
37.3
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 615
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 420
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
8.5
 
11.0
 
10.4
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
11.8
 
12.1
 
14.6
 
20.8
 
26.4
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
47.8
 
49.3
 
50.4
 
47.3
 
37.5
 
31.9
 
29.4
 
27.9
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
77.8
 
78.3
 
78.8
 
77.9
 
72.5
 
70.6
 
69.6
 
69.4
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
51.7
 
53.2
 
54.2
 
54.1
 
51.9
 
50.8
 
50.8
 
49.5
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
19.3
 
19.3
 
19.8
 
20.8
 
23.7
 
24.9
 
25.7
 
25.0
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
17.7
 
16.2
 
16.7
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
25.1
 
23.2
 
23.9
 
24.7
 
26.2
 
25.3
 
24.6
 
24.8
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
7.6
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.7
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
6.4
 
12.0
 
13.9
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
7.1
 
15.0
 
17.0
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.9
 
8.2
 
9.9
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
33.4
 
31.6
 
29.5
 
27.1
 
29.2
 
49.1
 
59.3
 
61.7
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
4.9
 
4.6
 
6.4
 
6.1
 
0.5
 
-3.3
 
-0.3
 
0.2
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 654
 
1 644
 
1 633
 
1 600
 
1 540
 
1 542
 
1 541
 
1 529
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
2 009
 
2 122
 
2 311
 
2 558
 
2 816
 
2 810
 
2 833
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.9
 
7.4
 
7.7
 
8.4
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 160
 
4 260
 
4 357
 
4 426
 
4 459
 
4 519
 
4 577
 
4 441
 
Population growth rates
%
2.2
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
1.6
 
0.8
 
1.4
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.6
 
20.4
 
20.5
 
20.7
 
21.1
 
21.3
 
21.5
 
21.0
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
11.0
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
11.2
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
12.4
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
12.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
15.5
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.2
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
17.5
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
5.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
19.8
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.0
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.1
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.4
 
79.7
 
79.7
 
80.1
 
80.2
 
81.0
 
80.6
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.2
 
77.3
 
77.3
 
77.8
 
77.7
 
78.7
 
78.3
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.6
 
82.1
 
82.1
 
82.4
 
82.7
 
83.2
 
82.8
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.0
 
3.6
 
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.8
 
3.5
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
4.3
 
3.9
 
4.5
 
5.6
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
18 455
 
17 893
 
19 275
 
17 393
 
12 147
 
11 016
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
1 781
 
1 872
 
2 007
 
1 976
 
1 683
 
1 678
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
84
 
87
 
77
 
63
 
53
 
47
 
..
 
..
 
..
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Years covered: :
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