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Country statistical profile: Ireland 2023
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Unit
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
‌2016‌
‌2017‌
‌2018‌
‌2019‌
‌2020‌
‌2021‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
51 196
 
69 166
 
71 633
 
78 052
 
84 824
 
89 846
 
94 029
 
106 852
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
43 305
 
53 244
 
58 418
 
62 070
 
65 781
 
69 786
 
70 785
 
81 084
 
Household disposable income per capita
Annual growth %
-0.3
 
3.4
 
3.0
 
3.7
 
1.4
 
3.1
 
5.1
 
2.1
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
8.6
 
24.4
 
2.0
 
9.0
 
8.5
 
5.4
 
6.2
 
13.6
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
2.4
 
3.3
 
2.4
 
5.6
 
4.8
 
5.7
 
21.6
 
20.2
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
18.5
 
50.5
 
50.3
 
-0.7
 
-8.2
 
100.9
 
-16.5
 
-39.0
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
1.4
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.3
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.1
 
Industry including energy
%
24.1
 
39.1
 
37.5
 
36.2
 
36.6
 
35.2
 
37.4
 
38.0
 
Construction
%
2.5
 
2.0
 
2.3
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.3
 
2.2
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
16.4
 
12.4
 
12.8
 
12.5
 
11.4
 
11.0
 
8.8
 
8.7
 
Information, communication
%
10.7
 
9.4
 
9.9
 
11.4
 
12.9
 
15.2
 
17.2
 
18.1
 
Finance and insurance
%
8.5
 
6.7
 
6.4
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.2
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
Real estate
%
7.4
 
6.0
 
6.2
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.2
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
11.4
 
10.1
 
10.5
 
11.1
 
11.6
 
11.8
 
11.5
 
10.4
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
15.8
 
11.9
 
11.9
 
11.5
 
10.9
 
10.6
 
10.3
 
9.7
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.0
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.6
 
-2.0
 
-0.8
 
-0.3
 
0.1
 
0.5
 
-5.0
 
-1.7
 
General government debt
% of GDP
121.5
 
88.5
 
85.2
 
76.4
 
74.5
 
68.8
 
71.8
 
65.3
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.0
 
27.0
 
27.3
 
25.9
 
25.5
 
24.7
 
22.3
 
23.2
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
37.5
 
29.0
 
28.0
 
26.1
 
25.3
 
24.2
 
27.4
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government/compulsory expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.8
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
Voluntary expenditure on health
% of GDP
2.8
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
20.1
 
15.2
 
15.1
 
14.2
 
13.5
 
12.9
 
15.7
 
14.2
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
2.9
 
2.3
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.1
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.3
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Official Development Assistance - grant equivalent
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
0.31
 
0.32
 
0.31
 
0.30
 
Official Development Assistance - flows basis
% of GNI
0.38
 
0.32
 
0.32
 
0.32
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
28.7
 
23.2
 
23.5
 
22.5
 
22.3
 
21.9
 
19.9
 
21.1
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
9.4
 
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.2
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.5
 
6.9
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
2.4
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
3.6
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
9.7
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
7.4
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
5.6
 
6.0
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
34.0
 
33.2
 
32.7
 
32.6
 
32.9
 
33.2
 
33.7
 
34.0
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
92.1
 
93.3
 
106.0
 
99.0
 
94.3
 
124.4
 
114.4
 
95.0
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
110.1
 
122.1
 
121.7
 
121.0
 
122.8
 
127.9
 
133.3
 
134.4
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
39.4
 
46.5
 
49.8
 
44.2
 
57.1
 
68.6
 
80.0
 
70.6
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
82.1
 
76.8
 
81.0
 
93.3
 
107.5
 
100.9
 
99.6
 
119.1
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
121.4
 
123.2
 
130.7
 
137.6
 
164.7
 
169.5
 
179.5
 
189.8
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-7.4
 
-41.8
 
-70.5
 
-49.0
 
-19.3
 
-118.2
 
-81.7
 
0.7
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
139.9
 
175.2
 
219.9
 
231.5
 
242.5
 
375.8
 
372.0
 
346.6
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
132.5
 
133.4
 
149.4
 
182.4
 
223.1
 
257.6
 
290.3
 
347.3
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
1.1
 
4.4
 
-4.2
 
0.5
 
5.2
 
-19.8
 
-6.8
 
14.2
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
618 800
 
909 668
 
856 582
 
986 846
 
955 265
 
1 111 705
 
1 197 232
 
1 452 568
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
429 823
 
890 126
 
840 646
 
1 058 012
 
1 070 770
 
1 246 879
 
1 382 743
 
1 378 429
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
48 186
 
217 820
 
39 377
 
52 722
 
-12 512
 
158 489
 
82 122
 
15 926
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
41 182
 
168 443
 
30 055
 
-2 043
 
4 314
 
34 442
 
-46 482
 
62 229
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
0.2
 
-0.3
 
0.0
 
0.3
 
0.5
 
0.9
 
-0.3
 
2.4
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
0.8
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.3
 
0.2
 
1.1
 
0.2
 
1.8
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-2.2
 
-2.1
 
-1.3
 
-2.1
 
-2.0
 
-0.7
 
-1.4
 
-0.3
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
-1.5
 
-8.2
 
-6.2
 
3.9
 
7.1
 
1.1
 
-5.0
 
12.3
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
-0.5
 
-4.4
 
0.2
 
-0.9
 
-0.4
 
2.3
 
-1.4
 
2.2
 
Long-term interest rates
%
2.37
 
1.18
 
0.74
 
0.80
 
0.95
 
0.33
 
-0.06
 
0.06
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
0.82
 
0.81
 
0.79
 
0.79
 
0.79
 
0.81
 
0.80
 
0.79
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.75
 
0.90
 
0.90
 
0.89
 
0.85
 
0.89
 
0.88
 
0.85
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
113
 
102
 
102
 
104
 
107
 
106
 
107
 
108
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
12.8
 
13.4
 
14.0
 
13.6
 
13.8
 
13.7
 
13.2
 
13.7
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.05
 
0.04
 
0.04
 
0.04
 
0.04
 
0.03
 
0.03
 
0.03
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
958.0
 
1 072.7
 
1 102.6
 
1 309.8
 
1 423.7
 
1 500.3
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
99.87
 
53.54
 
45.03
 
55.01
 
72.18
 
65.03
 
43.71
 
71.28
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
..
 
83.5
 
..
 
83.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to internet
%
82.2
 
84.9
 
86.9
 
88.4
 
89.1
 
90.6
 
91.8
 
97.5
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
220
 
204
 
208
 
213
 
184
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
55
 
30
 
34
 
32
 
30
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
31
 
40
 
40
 
45
 
37
 
38
 
38
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
2 619
 
2 619
 
2 763
 
2 768
 
2 912
 
3 086
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
566
 
563
 
588
 
582
 
604
 
632
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
34
 
35
 
37
 
36
 
36
 
34
 
32
 
34
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
41
 
43
 
45
 
46
 
47
 
47
 
50
 
54
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
7 977
 
7 471
 
7 668
 
8 180
 
8 528
 
8 687
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
10 626
 
10 235
 
10 175
 
9 406
 
10 620
 
10 383
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
13 702
 
16 539
 
16 790
 
16 724
 
17 130
 
16 997
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
9.1
 
8.0
 
9.8
 
8.4
 
6.0
 
6.4
 
6.2
 
4.9
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
21.2
 
19.8
 
15.9
 
14.4
 
13.6
 
13.0
 
12.7
 
13.0
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
36.8
 
37.8
 
42.0
 
39.9
 
40.2
 
41.2
 
35.9
 
42.9
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
73.1
 
74.7
 
75.8
 
78.0
 
79.0
 
80.0
 
77.3
 
80.0
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
52.6
 
55.4
 
56.8
 
58.3
 
60.3
 
61.7
 
60.8
 
62.8
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.4
 
23.3
 
22.5
 
21.5
 
20.7
 
19.4
 
18.4
 
19.7
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
16.8
 
16.5
 
16.2
 
15.4
 
15.0
 
14.4
 
14.5
 
14.1
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
24.0
 
23.3
 
22.8
 
21.9
 
21.0
 
20.1
 
19.7
 
19.3
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
8.3
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.7
 
8.4
 
8.1
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
11.9
 
9.9
 
8.4
 
6.7
 
5.8
 
5.0
 
5.9
 
6.3
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
12.7
 
10.8
 
9.1
 
7.1
 
5.8
 
5.2
 
5.8
 
6.3
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
10.9
 
8.9
 
7.6
 
6.3
 
5.7
 
4.7
 
5.9
 
6.2
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
59.2
 
57.6
 
52.3
 
46.5
 
37.6
 
33.3
 
24.0
 
29.9
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
0.4
 
2.6
 
0.8
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
3.6
 
9.1
 
2.8
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 757
 
1 771
 
1 763
 
1 775
 
1 782
 
1 771
 
1 746
 
1 775
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
3 972
 
3 839
 
3 893
 
4 521
 
4 575
 
5 064
 
4 730
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
12.6
 
12.2
 
11.7
 
11.4
 
10.3
 
10.3
 
10.7
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 645
 
4 688
 
4 740
 
4 792
 
4 857
 
4 921
 
4 977
 
5 011
 
Population growth rates
%
0.7
 
0.9
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
0.7
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.6
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
21.5
 
21.4
 
21.2
 
21.0
 
20.8
 
20.5
 
20.2
 
19.9
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
12.7
 
13.0
 
13.3
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
14.1
 
14.5
 
14.8
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
17.1
 
17.3
 
17.3
 
17.2
 
17.3
 
17.8
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
11.9
 
12.0
 
12.9
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
12.8
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
13.0
 
10.7
 
9.2
 
7.1
 
5.8
 
5.3
 
5.5
 
6.1
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
14.2
 
12.9
 
9.8
 
7.9
 
6.4
 
5.6
 
6.9
 
7.3
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
8.6
 
7.2
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
5.0
 
4.3
 
5.2
 
5.7
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
12.7
 
9.7
 
8.8
 
8.5
 
8.2
 
6.2
 
8.0
 
7.6
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.4
 
81.5
 
81.7
 
82.2
 
82.2
 
82.8
 
82.6
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.3
 
79.6
 
79.8
 
80.4
 
80.4
 
80.8
 
80.8
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.5
 
83.4
 
83.6
 
84.0
 
84.1
 
84.7
 
84.4
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
62.0
 
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
10.8
 
9.5
 
..
 
..
 
9.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
9 872
 
9 940
 
11 665
 
11 858
 
11 627
 
12 475
 
11 457
 
12 555
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
4
 
3
 
4
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
Last updated: 27 January 2023; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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