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2013 Country statistical profile: Ireland 2013

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2013

Country statistical profile: Ireland 2013
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Unit
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
36 796
 
38 896
 
42 522
 
45 418
 
42 575
 
39 754
 
40 478
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
31 562
 
33 553
 
37 286
 
39 365
 
36 897
 
33 070
 
33 552
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
5.8
 
7.8
 
4.3
 
6.9
 
5.0
 
-2.0
 
-2.2
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
4.5
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
-3.0
 
-7.0
 
-0.4
 
0.7
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
0.9
 
1.7
 
-0.9
 
-0.1
 
5.5
 
10.1
 
8.9
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
9.5
 
14.7
 
4.4
 
2.3
 
-10.1
 
-28.8
 
-25.1
 
..
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
3.4
 
-17.5
 
-7.6
 
4.5
 
-0.7
 
-2.5
 
0.9
 
..
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
3.1
 
2.2
 
6.7
 
4.9
 
-1.4
 
3.8
 
11.0
 
..
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
13.1
 
8.3
 
13.4
 
9.3
 
-1.1
 
-1.5
 
0.0
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
1.4
 
1.7
 
2.9
 
0.1
 
-7.3
 
-14.0
 
-31.2
 
-13.0
 
General government debt
% of GDP
32.5
 
32.4
 
28.6
 
28.7
 
49.6
 
71.2
 
91.7
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.9
 
35.4
 
37.2
 
36.7
 
35.5
 
34.8
 
35.6
 
35.7
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
33.5
 
33.8
 
34.3
 
36.6
 
42.8
 
48.8
 
66.8
 
48.7
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.7
 
7.1
 
6.4
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.2
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
16.1
 
16.0
 
16.1
 
16.7
 
19.7
 
23.6
 
23.7
 
23.4
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
1.4
 
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
29.8
 
30.3
 
31.7
 
31.0
 
29.1
 
27.8
 
28.0
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
11.8
 
11.7
 
12.5
 
12.2
 
10.9
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.2
 
11.4
 
11.4
 
11.2
 
10.8
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
24.1
 
23.5
 
23.0
 
22.2
 
22.3
 
24.7
 
25.8
 
26.8
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
68.3
 
69.4
 
69.3
 
71.3
 
74.4
 
75.4
 
82.0
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
83.2
 
81.1
 
78.9
 
80.2
 
83.4
 
90.9
 
101.1
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
42.0
 
39.7
 
32.2
 
35.3
 
42.2
 
54.3
 
57.8
 
62.3
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
62.3
 
70.3
 
76.6
 
86.7
 
85.0
 
62.6
 
60.5
 
67.1
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
104.3
 
110.0
 
108.8
 
122.0
 
127.1
 
116.9
 
118.3
 
129.3
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-12.7
 
-11.6
 
-8.5
 
-1.5
 
-11.2
 
-9.6
 
-8.8
 
-2.5
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
65.4
 
71.5
 
80.2
 
94.6
 
110.6
 
103.5
 
107.2
 
115.8
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
52.7
 
59.9
 
71.6
 
93.0
 
99.3
 
93.9
 
98.4
 
113.3
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-0.5
 
-3.5
 
-3.5
 
-5.3
 
-5.7
 
-2.3
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
289 333
 
348 733
 
313 746
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
247 466
 
247 094
 
251 660
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
15 332
 
21 150
 
18 912
 
26 617
 
22 350
 
-4 294
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
-5 545
 
24 712
 
-16 421
 
25 717
 
42 807
 
11 478
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.2
 
2.4
 
3.9
 
4.9
 
4.1
 
-4.5
 
-0.9
 
2.6
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
2.4
 
2.4
 
4.2
 
5.7
 
3.3
 
-4.4
 
-1.2
 
2.0
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-0.2
 
-0.7
 
1.4
 
2.8
 
6.5
 
-3.5
 
-4.6
 
1.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
8.4
 
12.7
 
8.2
 
4.6
 
8.8
 
-7.9
 
9.6
 
12.0
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
0.4
 
1.9
 
3.4
 
2.2
 
5.9
 
-3.6
 
1.6
 
4.6
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.06
 
3.32
 
3.79
 
4.33
 
4.55
 
5.23
 
5.99
 
9.58
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
1.01
 
1.01
 
0.98
 
0.96
 
0.95
 
0.90
 
0.86
 
0.84
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.81
 
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.73
 
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
123
 
124
 
124
 
127
 
131
 
124
 
111
 
110
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
14.6
 
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
0.10
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
1.9
 
2.5
 
2.8
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
5.9
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
39.24
 
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
%
9.0
 
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
306
 
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
42
 
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
%
46.2
 
47.9
 
49.4
 
49.8
 
46.5
 
36.3
 
30.7
 
28.1
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
76.7
 
77.8
 
78.3
 
78.8
 
77.9
 
72.6
 
70.8
 
69.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
49.6
 
51.6
 
53.2
 
54.2
 
54.0
 
51.9
 
50.8
 
50.8
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.9
 
19.3
 
19.3
 
19.8
 
20.8
 
23.7
 
24.8
 
25.7
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
17.9
 
17.7
 
16.2
 
16.9
 
17.3
 
17.8
 
17.4
 
16.9
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
25.3
 
25.1
 
23.2
 
24.1
 
24.9
 
26.6
 
25.8
 
25.2
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
7.7
 
7.6
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.8
 
7.5
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
6.3
 
11.9
 
13.7
 
14.4
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.9
 
7.5
 
14.9
 
16.9
 
17.5
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.9
 
8.1
 
9.7
 
10.6
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
34.9
 
33.4
 
31.6
 
29.5
 
27.1
 
29.2
 
49.3
 
59.4
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
5.8
 
5.4
 
5.2
 
6.6
 
6.4
 
0.8
 
-3.1
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 668
 
1 654
 
1 645
 
1 634
 
1 601
 
1 541
 
1 545
 
1 543
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
1 878
 
2 009
 
2 119
 
2 297
 
2 528
 
2 858
 
2 844
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.9
 
7.5
 
7.8
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 070
 
4 160
 
4 260
 
4 357
 
4 426
 
4 459
 
4 474
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
1.8
 
2.2
 
2.4
 
2.3
 
1.6
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.8
 
20.6
 
20.5
 
20.5
 
20.8
 
21.1
 
21.6
 
21.0
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
11.1
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
11.2
 
11.5
 
12.1
 
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
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.1
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.0
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
78.8
 
79.4
 
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.0
 
81.0
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.4
 
77.2
 
77.3
 
77.4
 
77.8
 
77.4
 
78.7
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.3
 
81.6
 
82.1
 
82.1
 
82.4
 
82.5
 
83.2
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.8
 
4.0
 
3.6
 
3.1
 
3.8
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
3.8
 
4.3
 
3.9
 
4.5
 
5.6
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
17 688
 
18 455
 
17 893
 
19 275
 
17 393
 
12 147
 
11 016
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
1 582
 
1 781
 
1 872
 
2 007
 
1 976
 
1 683
 
1 678
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
94
 
84
 
87
 
77
 
63
 
53
 
47
 
..
 
Last updated: 28 February 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: OECD Factbook statistics. For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2013 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2013-en)
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