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2011 Country statistical profile: Ireland 2011

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Country statistical profile: Ireland 2011-2012
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Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
138.0
 
148.5
 
160.7
 
180.1
 
197.7
 
189.5
 
176.8
 
178.0
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
34 525
 
36 512
 
38 623
 
42 268
 
45 294
 
42 644
 
39 562
 
39 778
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
29 522
 
31 276
 
33 280
 
37 035
 
39 240
 
36 957
 
32 860
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.4
 
6.9
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
3.9
 
2.4
 
2.2
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
4.4
 
4.6
 
6.0
 
5.3
 
5.6
 
-3.5
 
-7.6
 
-1.0
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
2.4
 
5.5
 
3.6
 
2.2
 
0.0
 
3.8
 
12.1
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
6.5
 
9.4
 
14.9
 
4.5
 
2.8
 
-14.3
 
-31.1
 
..
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
1.4
 
4.7
 
-27.9
 
-10.6
 
4.3
 
0.3
 
8.4
 
..
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
1.5
 
3.4
 
3.5
 
6.2
 
7.2
 
-1.0
 
0.5
 
..
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
-0.7
 
4.0
 
0.6
 
5.7
 
3.4
 
-0.5
 
-1.7
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
0.4
 
1.4
 
1.6
 
2.9
 
0.1
 
-7.3
 
-14.3
 
-32.4
 
General government debt
% of GDP
34.1
 
32.8
 
32.6
 
28.8
 
28.8
 
49.6
 
71.6
 
102.4
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.6
 
35.0
 
35.6
 
37.4
 
36.8
 
35.5
 
33.9
 
34.6
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
33.2
 
33.6
 
34.0
 
34.5
 
36.7
 
42.8
 
48.2
 
67.0
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.6
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
6.8
 
7.2
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.7
 
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.8
 
2.1
 
2.4
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
15.6
 
16.0
 
15.8
 
15.8
 
16.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.39
 
0.39
 
0.42
 
0.54
 
0.55
 
0.59
 
0.54
 
0.53
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
28.4
 
29.9
 
30.4
 
31.8
 
30.9
 
28.8
 
27.8
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
11.3
 
11.8
 
11.7
 
12.5
 
12.1
 
10.8
 
10.0
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.7
 
11.2
 
11.4
 
11.4
 
11.2
 
10.7
 
9.7
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
29.8
 
30.7
 
31.0
 
29.2
 
27.2
 
26.8
 
29.0
 
29.3
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
67.6
 
68.9
 
69.9
 
69.7
 
71.5
 
74.4
 
75.4
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
83.7
 
83.8
 
81.6
 
79.3
 
80.5
 
83.4
 
90.7
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
38.7
 
42.0
 
39.7
 
32.2
 
35.3
 
42.2
 
54.3
 
57.8
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
54.2
 
62.3
 
70.3
 
76.6
 
86.7
 
85.0
 
62.6
 
60.5
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
92.9
 
104.3
 
110.0
 
108.8
 
122.0
 
127.1
 
116.9
 
118.3
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-12.5
 
-12.7
 
-11.6
 
-8.5
 
-1.5
 
-11.2
 
-11.7
 
-11.3
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
54.5
 
65.4
 
71.5
 
80.2
 
94.6
 
110.6
 
104.3
 
105.1
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
42.0
 
52.7
 
59.9
 
71.6
 
93.0
 
99.3
 
92.6
 
97.1
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
0.0
 
-0.6
 
-3.5
 
-3.6
 
-5.3
 
-5.6
 
-3.0
 
-0.7
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
150 060
 
168 937
 
273 318
 
317 708
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
203 683
 
188 302
 
247 466
 
247 094
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
18 079
 
14 304
 
15 332
 
21 150
 
18 912
 
26 617
 
17 803
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
-10 614
 
-31 670
 
-5 545
 
24 712
 
-16 421
 
25 961
 
26 331
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
3.5
 
2.2
 
2.4
 
3.9
 
4.9
 
4.1
 
-4.5
 
-0.9
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
3.9
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
4.1
 
5.3
 
3.2
 
-4.3
 
-1.5
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
1.4
 
-0.2
 
-0.7
 
1.4
 
2.8
 
6.5
 
-3.5
 
-4.6
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
4.1
 
8.4
 
12.7
 
8.2
 
4.6
 
8.8
 
-7.9
 
9.6
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
0.8
 
0.4
 
1.9
 
3.4
 
2.2
 
5.9
 
-3.6
 
1.6
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.13
 
4.06
 
3.32
 
3.79
 
4.33
 
4.55
 
5.23
 
5.99
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
1.01
 
1.01
 
1.01
 
0.98
 
0.96
 
0.95
 
0.90
 
0.86
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.89
 
0.81
 
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.73
 
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
118
 
123
 
124
 
124
 
127
 
131
 
123
 
111
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
14.3
 
14.6
 
14.4
 
14.7
 
15.0
 
14.9
 
14.3
 
14.9
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
3.59
 
3.58
 
3.47
 
3.46
 
3.45
 
3.35
 
3.21
 
3.29
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.09
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.11
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
1.7
 
1.9
 
2.5
 
2.9
 
3.1
 
3.8
 
4.5
 
4.0
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
29.66
 
39.24
 
55.24
 
66.38
 
74.16
 
100.39
 
62.61
 
80.95
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.5
 
9.0
 
8.9
 
7.5
 
9.1
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
24.0
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
47.2
 
..
 
..
 
63.0
 
66.7
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
259
 
306
 
282
 
282
 
219
 
202
 
227
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
63
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
53
 
45
 
47
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 950
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
730
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
660
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
42
 
42
 
44
 
45
 
44
 
44
 
39
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
35.9
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2008 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8 915.0
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2008 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 284.1
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
46.2
 
46.2
 
47.9
 
49.4
 
49.8
 
46.5
 
36.3
 
30.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
75.8
 
76.7
 
77.8
 
78.3
 
78.8
 
77.9
 
72.6
 
70.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
49.4
 
49.6
 
51.6
 
53.2
 
54.2
 
54.0
 
51.9
 
50.8
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.9
 
18.9
 
19.3
 
19.3
 
19.8
 
20.8
 
23.7
 
24.8
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
17.5
 
17.9
 
17.7
 
16.2
 
16.9
 
17.3
 
17.8
 
17.4
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
24.7
 
25.3
 
25.1
 
23.2
 
24.1
 
24.9
 
26.6
 
25.8
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.6
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.8
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
6.3
 
11.9
 
13.7
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
4.9
 
4.9
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.9
 
7.5
 
14.9
 
16.9
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.8
 
8.0
 
9.7
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
32.8
 
34.9
 
33.4
 
31.6
 
29.5
 
27.1
 
29.0
 
49.0
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
7.0
 
5.3
 
5.6
 
5.4
 
6.4
 
5.0
 
2.3
 
-2.7
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 671
 
1 668
 
1 654
 
1 645
 
1 634
 
1 601
 
1 549
 
1 664
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
1.17
 
1.23
 
1.25
 
1.25
 
1.29
 
1.45
 
1.79
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
5.5
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.9
 
7.7
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
3 980
 
4 045
 
4 134
 
4 240
 
4 339
 
4 422
 
4 459
 
4 471
 
Population growth rates
%
1.6
 
1.6
 
2.2
 
2.6
 
2.3
 
1.9
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
21.0
 
20.9
 
20.6
 
20.4
 
20.4
 
20.6
 
21.0
 
21.5
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
10.9
 
11.1
 
11.4
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
7.8
 
11.6
 
15.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
10.7
 
11.4
 
12.6
 
14.2
 
15.7
 
16.7
 
17.2
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
5.6
 
5.5
 
6.3
 
7.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.4
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
18.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.7
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
78.3
 
78.8
 
79.4
 
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.0
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
75.8
 
76.4
 
77.2
 
77.3
 
77.4
 
77.8
 
77.4
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
80.8
 
81.3
 
81.6
 
82.1
 
82.1
 
82.4
 
82.5
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
5.1
 
4.8
 
4.0
 
3.6
 
3.1
 
3.8
 
3.2
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.3
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
5.3
 
4.9
 
4.5
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
8.5
 
11.0
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
11.5
 
11.6
 
12.3
 
11.8
 
12.1
 
14.6
 
20.8
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
16 296
 
17 688
 
18 455
 
17 893
 
19 275
 
17 393
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
1 601
 
1 582
 
1 781
 
1 872
 
2 007
 
1 976
 
1 683
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
84
 
94
 
84
 
87
 
77
 
63
 
53
 
..
 
Last updated: 18 January 2012
..
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Source: OECD Factbook statistics.
For explanatory notes, seeOECD Factbook 2011-2012(DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2011-en)
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