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This country comparison is a concise, tabular overview of numerous data from our respective country pages for Germany and Ireland. For further information and explanations, we provide many details per country that go far beyond this comparison. For example, there are separate sub-pages for both countries on economy, climate, energy, refugees, inflation, population and much more.
In addition, we offer several international comparisons on individual topics, which are also linked on this page.

General information

 GermanyIreland
Region:Western EuropeNorthern Europe
Area:357,580 km²70,280 km²
Official language:GermanEnglish
Government form:Federal parliamentary republicParliamentary republic
Independent since:1955 AD1921 AD
Capital:BerlinDublin

Population

Details for Germany and Ireland

 GermanyIreland
Population:83,129,0005,028,000
Inhabitants/km²:232.571.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 79 yearsØ 80 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 83 yearsØ 84 years
Average age:Ø 47.8 yearsØ 37.8 years
Birthrate:9.30 ‰11.20 ‰
Deathrate:11.90 ‰6.40 ‰
Migrationrate:1.78 ‰3.79 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 GermanyIreland
Political stability:8284
Civil rights:9490
Health:9682
Climate:212
Cost of Living:4435
Popularity:4236

Economy

Details for Germany and Ireland

 GermanyIreland
Currency: Euro
(1 EUR = 100 Cent)
Euro
(1 EUR =100 Cent)
Unemployment rate:3.5 %6.6 %
Inflation rate:3.14 %2.36 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
92.29 %119.76 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 %26.10 %
Average income:51,040 US$74,520 US$
Corruption index:20 (good)26 (good)


 DEU:
total
per 1000
inh.
IRL:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:4,223,116 M US$50.80 M US$498,560 M US$99.15 M US$
Gross national product:4,242,859 M US$51.04 M US$374,687 M US$74.52 M US$
Exported goods:2,003,462 M US$24.10 M US$671,679 M US$133.58 M US$
Imported goods:1,774,553 M US$21.35 M US$469,819 M US$93.44 M US$
Gross debt:2,737,158 M US$32.93 M US$278,941 M US$55.47 M US$
Budget deficit:171,782 M US$2.07 M US$9,593 M US$1.91 M US$

Infrastructure

Details for Germany and Ireland

 DEU:
total
per 1000
inh.
IRL:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:625,000 km7.52 km99,830 km19.85 km
Railways:33,422 km0.40 km4,301 km0.86 km
Waterways:7,467 km0.09 km956 km0.19 km
Harbours:5990.0072960.0191
Passenger airports:370.0004120.0024

Energy balance

Details for Germany and Ireland

 DEU:
total
per 1000
inh.
IRL:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:536.50 bn kWh6.45 m kWh25.68 bn kWh5.11 m kWh
Energy production:612.80 bn kWh7.37 m kWh28.53 bn kWh5.67 m kWh
Energy export:78.86 bn kWh948,642.83 kWh1.58 bn kWh314,822.51 kWh
Energy imports:28.34 bn kWh340,914.76 kWh871.00 m kWh173,221.99 kWh
CO2 emissions:657.40 m t7,908.16 t35.75 m t7,109.86 t

Telecommunication

Details for Germany and Ireland

 GermanyIreland
International dialing:+49+353
Internet domain:.de.ie

 DEU
total
DEU
per 1000
inh.
IRL
total
IRL
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:38,300,0004611,678,651334
Mobile cellulars:107,400,00012925,234,0271041
Internet server:20,043,0002411,387,000276
Internet users:74,660,8568984,625,966920
Broadband Internet:36,215,3034361,516,473302

Healthcare system

Details for Germany and Ireland

 GermanyIreland
Hospital beds per 1000 inh.:8.002.97
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.213.09
Diabetes:10.4 %3.2 %
HIV:0.06 %0.15 %
Tuberculosis:0.06 ‰0.05 ‰
Tuberculosis cure rate:69.0 %4.0 %
Smokers:22.0 %20.8 %

Climate

We also provide a more detailed climate comparison of both countries.
The data for each country can be found here: Germany and Ireland

 GermanyIreland
Daytime temperatures:13.6 °C13.2 °C
Nighttime temperatures:5.5 °C6.8 °C
Water temperature:9.9 °C11.5 °C
Rel. humidity:79 %83 %
Rain days:9.814.6
Sunshine hours per day:4.73.8

Native languages

 GermanyIreland
English:n/a98.4 %
German:90.1 %n/a
Russian:3.6 %n/a
Turkish:2.6 %n/a
Irish:n/a1.6 %
South Slavic languages:1.4 %n/a
Italian:0.7 %n/a
Greek:0.4 %n/a
Polish:0.3 %n/a
other:0.9 %0.0 %

Religions

 GermanyIreland
Christianity:58.5 %90.1 %
Nondenominational:31.0 %5.7 %
Islam:4.7 %1.1 %
Buddhism:0.3 %n/a
Yazidism:0.3 %n/a
Jewry:0.1 %n/a
Hinduism:0.1 %n/a
other:5.1 %3.1 %


Data inventory and updates

A country comparison like this can be based on several hundred individual data items from dozens of different sources. All data are based on the most recent data available to us. Most of them refer to the previous year and are updated around March of the following year. If a country has not yet published data for the most recent or penultimate year, we present the most recent official data. Updates are made on an ongoing basis depending on the subject area or source, so there is no single "cutoff date" for this comparison. Sources for almost all data can be found on our respective country pages.