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2015 Country statistical profile: Ireland 2015/1

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2015

Country statistical profile: Ireland 2015
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Unit
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‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
46 655
 
43 680
 
41 520
 
42 904
 
44 909
 
45 210
 
45 642
 
48 911
 
e 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
40 531
 
38 004
 
34 850
 
36 357
 
36 857
 
37 324
 
38 832
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
6.4
 
7.6
 
0.9
 
-2.4
 
-3.4
 
-0.2
 
-0.9
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
4.9
 
-2.6
 
-6.4
 
-0.3
 
2.8
 
-0.3
 
0.2
 
4.8
 
e 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-0.7
 
6.3
 
12.2
 
9.6
 
7.3
 
8.5
 
8.1
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
4.6
 
-9.1
 
-18.9
 
-17.6
 
-2.2
 
5.2
 
-2.8
 
..
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
1.4
 
1.1
 
0.9
 
1.3
 
1.6
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
..
 
Industry
%
22.5
 
22.0
 
25.4
 
24.6
 
26.0
 
25.3
 
22.4
 
..
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
23.1
 
24.0
 
25.0
 
26.2
 
25.4
 
26.1
 
27.7
 
..
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
26.2
 
26.4
 
24.3
 
25.7
 
25.9
 
25.9
 
26.9
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
17.7
 
19.8
 
21.8
 
20.5
 
19.7
 
19.4
 
19.7
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
0.3
 
-7.0
 
-13.9
 
-32.5
 
-12.7
 
-8.1
 
-5.8
 
-4.1
 
e 
General government debt
% of GDP
27.5
 
47.6
 
68.3
 
85.2
 
111.0
 
131.3
 
136.7
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
36.2
 
35.0
 
33.6
 
33.6
 
33.5
 
34.2
 
34.9
 
34.9
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
35.9
 
42.0
 
47.6
 
66.1
 
46.3
 
42.3
 
40.7
 
39.0
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.0
 
6.8
 
7.2
 
6.4
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
16.6
 
19.5
 
23.4
 
23.3
 
22.3
 
22.0
 
21.9
 
21.0
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
1.6
 
2.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.6
 
4.1
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.55
 
0.59
 
0.54
 
0.52
 
0.51
 
0.47
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
31.1
 
29.2
 
27.6
 
27.4
 
27.9
 
28.3
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.2
 
11.0
 
10.1
 
10.0
 
11.4
 
12.1
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.2
 
10.8
 
10.0
 
9.9
 
9.6
 
9.9
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
22.2
 
22.3
 
24.7
 
25.8
 
25.8
 
25.9
 
27.1
 
28.2
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
68.6
 
71.6
 
72.3
 
78.2
 
77.4
 
85.1
 
84.5
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
77.5
 
80.4
 
87.1
 
95.7
 
97.7
 
105.6
 
105.3
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
57.8
 
..
 
55.2
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
60.5
 
..
 
63.1
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
118.3
 
..
 
118.3
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-1.5
 
-11.2
 
-9.6
 
-8.8
 
-2.4
 
4.1
 
8.0
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
94.6
 
110.6
 
103.5
 
107.2
 
115.6
 
111.9
 
117.6
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
93.0
 
99.3
 
93.9
 
98.4
 
113.3
 
116.1
 
125.6
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-5.2
 
-5.4
 
-2.2
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
4.2
 
6.2
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
340 110
 
330 793
 
379 982
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
203 683
 
188 302
 
250 122
 
285 572
 
290 479
 
339 727
 
377 701
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
24 712
 
-16 421
 
25 717
 
42 807
 
23 566
 
38 329
 
35 513
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
21 150
 
18 912
 
26 617
 
22 350
 
-1 166
 
18 526
 
22 847
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
4.9
 
4.1
 
-4.5
 
-0.9
 
2.6
 
1.7
 
0.5
 
0.2
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
5.7
 
3.3
 
-4.4
 
-1.2
 
2.0
 
0.9
 
0.6
 
0.8
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
2.8
 
6.5
 
-3.5
 
-4.6
 
1.2
 
0.5
 
1.1
 
-2.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
4.6
 
8.8
 
-7.9
 
9.6
 
12.0
 
9.4
 
-0.1
 
-1.5
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.2
 
5.9
 
-3.6
 
1.6
 
6.2
 
2.8
 
1.3
 
-0.5
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.33
 
4.55
 
5.23
 
5.99
 
9.58
 
5.99
 
3.83
 
2.26
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
0.96
 
0.95
 
0.89
 
0.84
 
0.83
 
0.83
 
0.83
 
0.82
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.73
 
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
0.75
 
0.75
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
127
 
131
 
122
 
109
 
110
 
105
 
110
 
110
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
15.1
 
14.9
 
14.4
 
14.2
 
13.2
 
13.3
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.08
 
0.08
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.08
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
3.2
 
3.9
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
74.16
 
100.39
 
62.61
 
80.95
 
113.92
 
115.64
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
22 724
 
19 939
 
12 775
 
8 839
 
7 306
 
6 762
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
71.7
 
78.1
 
81.1
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
730
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
227
 
293
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
47
 
0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
3 398
 
3 224
 
2 953
 
2 846
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
770
 
720
 
650
 
620
 
620
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
44
 
44
 
39
 
39
 
35
 
36
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
37.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
8 384
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
11 380
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 008
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
5.1
 
8.5
 
11.0
 
10.4
 
9.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
12.1
 
14.6
 
20.8
 
26.4
 
26.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
50.4
 
47.3
 
37.5
 
31.9
 
29.4
 
27.9
 
28.8
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
78.8
 
77.9
 
72.5
 
70.6
 
69.6
 
69.4
 
70.8
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
54.2
 
54.1
 
51.9
 
50.8
 
50.8
 
49.5
 
50.9
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
19.8
 
20.8
 
23.8
 
24.9
 
25.7
 
25.0
 
24.2
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
16.7
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
17.1
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
23.9
 
24.7
 
26.2
 
25.3
 
24.6
 
24.8
 
24.9
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
7.7
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
8.1
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.7
 
6.4
 
12.0
 
13.9
 
14.7
 
14.7
 
13.1
 
11.3
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
5.0
 
7.5
 
15.0
 
17.0
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
15.0
 
12.8
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
4.3
 
4.9
 
8.2
 
9.9
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
10.7
 
9.4
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
29.5
 
27.1
 
29.1
 
49.1
 
59.3
 
61.7
 
60.6
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 865
 
1 844
 
1 812
 
1 801
 
1 801
 
1 806
 
1 815
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
2 291
 
2 516
 
2 750
 
2 727
 
2 655
 
2 722
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
5.9
 
6.8
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
8.2
 
8.6
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 376
 
4 485
 
4 533
 
4 555
 
4 575
 
4 585
 
4 593
 
4 610
 
Population growth rates
%
3.4
 
2.5
 
1.1
 
0.5
 
0.4
 
0.2
 
0.2
 
0.4
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.0
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
20.2
 
20.4
 
20.7
 
21.0
 
21.3
 
21.7
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
10.8
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
11.3
 
11.6
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
12.7
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
4.6
 
6.2
 
14.4
 
16.6
 
17.5
 
17.8
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.0
 
7.1
 
18.2
 
19.7
 
19.8
 
19.4
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
4.0
 
3.4
 
7.2
 
8.9
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
5.8
 
6.5
 
11.7
 
13.0
 
14.1
 
14.8
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.7
 
80.2
 
80.3
 
80.8
 
80.8
 
81.0
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.3
 
77.9
 
77.8
 
78.5
 
78.6
 
78.7
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.1
 
82.4
 
82.7
 
83.1
 
83.0
 
83.2
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.2
 
3.8
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
23.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
10.4
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
19 275
 
17 393
 
12 147
 
11 016
 
10 046
 
9 986
 
9 237
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
78
 
63
 
53
 
47
 
41
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 12 May 2015; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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