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Country statistical profile: Ireland 2016
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
43 871
 
41 899
 
43 505
 
45 442
 
46 269
 
47 765
 
50 477
 
65 123
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
38 162
 
35 164
 
36 702
 
37 618
 
38 094
 
40 595
 
42 834
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
5.3
 
0.9
 
-2.7
 
-2.9
 
-1.8
 
-1.0
 
1.9
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
-4.4
 
-4.6
 
2.0
 
0.0
 
-1.1
 
1.1
 
8.5
 
26.3
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
3.9
 
9.4
 
6.4
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
1.0
 
-0.4
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
-11.6
 
-16.9
 
-15.0
 
3.7
 
11.9
 
-5.7
 
18.3
 
32.9
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.9
 
0.6
 
1.1
 
1.4
 
1.1
 
1.3
 
1.5
 
1.0
 
Industry including energy
%
22.4
 
25.8
 
24.4
 
26.7
 
25.6
 
24.6
 
23.6
 
39.1
 
Construction
%
6.6
 
2.7
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
2.3
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
2.5
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
16.2
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
15.8
 
15.9
 
17.0
 
16.3
 
12.8
 
Information, communication
%
7.6
 
8.4
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
10.5
 
8.1
 
Finance and insurance
%
9.8
 
10.5
 
11.3
 
9.6
 
9.1
 
8.0
 
8.8
 
6.3
 
Real estate
%
7.9
 
5.6
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
7.4
 
7.6
 
8.1
 
6.7
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
8.6
 
8.6
 
9.1
 
9.5
 
9.4
 
10.2
 
10.5
 
9.6
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
17.6
 
19.3
 
18.4
 
17.4
 
17.0
 
16.5
 
15.6
 
12.3
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.3
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.5
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-7.0
 
-13.8
 
-32.1
 
-12.6
 
-8.0
 
-5.7
 
-3.7
 
-1.9
 
General government debt
% of GDP
47.5
 
67.7
 
84.1
 
109.7
 
129.1
 
132.5
 
122.7
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.8
 
33.3
 
33.2
 
33.1
 
33.6
 
33.9
 
34.0
 
27.6
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
41.8
 
47.1
 
65.3
 
45.7
 
41.6
 
39.5
 
37.4
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.2
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
7.5
 
7.7
 
7.3
 
7.0
 
6.5
 
e 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
0.8
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
1.3
 
1.6
 
1.5
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
19.5
 
23.4
 
23.3
 
22.3
 
22.0
 
21.9
 
21.0
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
4.1
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.59
 
0.55
 
0.52
 
0.51
 
0.47
 
0.46
 
0.38
 
0.36
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
28.6
 
27.6
 
27.5
 
27.4
 
27.9
 
29.0
 
29.9
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
8.6
 
8.4
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
9.1
 
9.3
 
9.6
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
2.7
 
2.3
 
2.4
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.7
 
9.9
 
9.9
 
9.4
 
9.6
 
9.7
 
10.0
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
22.3
 
24.7
 
25.8
 
25.8
 
26.9
 
27.6
 
27.9
 
27.5
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
75.5
 
79.9
 
86.7
 
83.9
 
89.6
 
87.3
 
95.9
 
92.2
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
84.2
 
93.5
 
103.4
 
102.4
 
106.8
 
106.1
 
113.8
 
124.0
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
47.7
 
53.8
 
54.7
 
57.4
 
47.4
 
45.8
 
54.0
 
122.7
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
92.9
 
81.3
 
82.1
 
82.5
 
83.5
 
85.3
 
97.8
 
94.3
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
140.6
 
135.1
 
136.8
 
139.9
 
130.9
 
131.1
 
151.9
 
217.0
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-24.1
 
-22.0
 
-19.5
 
-13.8
 
-8.7
 
-0.8
 
-8.1
 
-32.6
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
114.4
 
107.2
 
109.6
 
118.9
 
118.9
 
123.6
 
147.9
 
167.5
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
90.3
 
85.2
 
90.2
 
105.0
 
110.3
 
122.7
 
139.7
 
134.9
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-5.8
 
-4.1
 
-0.8
 
-1.2
 
-2.6
 
2.1
 
1.7
 
10.2
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
412 012
 
535 082
 
619 374
 
887 536
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
383 201
 
408 786
 
416 050
 
866 243
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
-16 421
 
25 717
 
42 807
 
23 566
 
46 644
 
46 616
 
37 417
 
188 361
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
18 912
 
26 617
 
22 350
 
-1 166
 
22 573
 
29 360
 
41 440
 
166 321
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
4.0
 
-4.5
 
-0.9
 
2.6
 
1.7
 
0.5
 
0.2
 
-0.3
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
3.3
 
-4.4
 
-1.2
 
2.0
 
0.9
 
0.6
 
0.8
 
1.0
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
6.5
 
-3.5
 
-4.5
 
1.2
 
0.6
 
1.1
 
-2.2
 
-2.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
8.8
 
-7.9
 
9.6
 
11.9
 
9.4
 
-0.1
 
-1.5
 
-8.2
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
5.9
 
-3.6
 
1.6
 
6.2
 
2.8
 
1.3
 
-0.5
 
-4.4
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.55
 
5.23
 
5.99
 
9.58
 
5.99
 
3.83
 
2.26
 
1.11
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
0.95
 
0.89
 
0.84
 
0.83
 
0.83
 
0.82
 
0.83
 
0.85
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
0.75
 
0.75
 
0.90
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
131
 
122
 
109
 
110
 
105
 
110
 
112
 
105
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
14.8
 
14.3
 
14.4
 
13.1
 
13.1
 
13.0
 
12.8
 
13.3
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
575.5
 
663.2
 
662.7
 
774.5
 
797.0
 
850.8
 
949.4
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
100.39
 
62.61
 
80.95
 
113.92
 
115.64
 
110.46
 
99.87
 
53.54
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
70.3
 
72.8
 
76.5
 
80.6
 
82.7
 
83.6
 
..
 
83.5
 
Households with access to internet
%
63.0
 
66.7
 
71.7
 
78.1
 
81.1
 
82.4
 
82.2
 
84.9
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
757
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
149
 
160
 
162
 
159
 
217
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
53
 
68
 
131
 
44
 
57
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
45
 
47
 
..
 
45
 
36
 
35
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
3 224
 
2 953
 
2 846
 
2 823
 
2 693
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
719
 
651
 
625
 
617
 
587
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
44
 
39
 
39
 
35
 
36
 
34
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
38
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
41
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
10.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9.1
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
26.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
21.2
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
46.2
 
36.9
 
31.5
 
29.5
 
28.2
 
29.0
 
28.4
 
28.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
77.4
 
72.3
 
70.3
 
69.3
 
69.5
 
71.1
 
72.6
 
74.2
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
54.0
 
51.3
 
50.2
 
50.0
 
49.3
 
51.3
 
53.0
 
55.6
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
20.9
 
23.8
 
24.9
 
25.7
 
25.0
 
24.2
 
23.4
 
23.3
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
17.1
 
17.4
 
17.6
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
24.7
 
26.2
 
25.3
 
24.6
 
24.8
 
24.9
 
25.5
 
25.4
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.7
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
8.3
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
6.4
 
12.0
 
13.9
 
14.6
 
14.7
 
13.0
 
11.3
 
9.4
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
7.5
 
15.0
 
17.0
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
15.0
 
12.8
 
10.8
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
4.9
 
8.2
 
9.8
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
10.7
 
9.4
 
7.6
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
26.5
 
29.1
 
49.1
 
59.3
 
61.7
 
60.6
 
59.2
 
57.6
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
4.9
 
0.5
 
-4.0
 
1.1
 
-0.6
 
-1.1
 
1.5
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 844
 
1 812
 
1 801
 
1 801
 
1 806
 
1 815
 
1 821
 
1 820
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
2 892
 
3 172
 
3 169
 
3 101
 
3 168
 
3 157
 
3 227
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
6.8
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
8.3
 
8.7
 
9.0
 
9.0
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 485
 
4 533
 
4 555
 
4 575
 
4 585
 
4 593
 
4 610
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
2.5
 
1.1
 
0.5
 
0.4
 
0.2
 
0.2
 
0.4
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.4
 
20.7
 
21.0
 
21.3
 
21.7
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
..
 
Eldery population aged 65 and over
% of population
10.8
 
11.0
 
11.3
 
11.6
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
12.7
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
16.5
 
16.9
 
17.0
 
16.4
 
16.3
 
16.4
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
12.8
 
12.7
 
12.3
 
11.7
 
12.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
6.2
 
14.5
 
16.9
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
15.0
 
13.0
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
7.1
 
18.5
 
19.9
 
19.8
 
19.4
 
16.7
 
14.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
3.4
 
7.4
 
9.2
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
9.8
 
8.6
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
6.5
 
12.1
 
13.2
 
14.3
 
14.8
 
14.5
 
12.7
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
80.2
 
80.3
 
80.8
 
80.8
 
81.0
 
81.1
 
e 
81.4
 
e 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.9
 
77.8
 
78.5
 
78.6
 
78.7
 
79.0
 
e 
79.3
 
e 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.4
 
82.7
 
83.1
 
83.0
 
83.2
 
83.1
 
e 
83.5
 
e 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.4
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.3
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.0
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.0
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
10.8
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
17 393
 
12 147
 
11 016
 
10 046
 
9 986
 
9 237
 
9 872
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
62
 
53
 
47
 
41
 
35
 
41
 
42
 
..
 
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