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Indicators of economy in Ireland

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.429 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Ireland reached 78.661 US dollars per inhabitant, or 388.70 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Ireland is therefore currently ranked 32 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Ireland is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 5.

Inflation in Ireland was in 2019 at around 0.94%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices of daily necessities are approximately 26.17% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 72 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2019

 Ireland
Total
Ireland
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP388.70 bn USD78,660.96 USD15,626.45 tn USD30,381.17 USD
Gross national product316.27 bn USD64,003.41 USD16,026.52 tn USD31,158.99 USD


Ireland ranked 17th in the Bloomberg Innovation Index in 2021. The index is calculated annually and most recently included 60 countries. The front-runner was South Korea. 21 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from Ireland. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 129: Medtronic (Dublin)
Rank 205: Accenture (Dublin)
Rank 318: CRH (Rathfarnham)
Rank 339: Eaton (Dublin)
Rank 485: Aon (Dublin)
Rank 552: Trane Technologies (Swords)
Rank 561: Allergan (Dublin)
Rank 682: Johnson Controls International (Cork)
Rank 739: Aptiv (Dublin)
Rank 816: Ryanair Holdings (Swords)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2019


Household debt and deficits 2019


 Ireland
Total
Ireland
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt228.60 bn USD46,261.69 USD14,618.72 tn USD28,421.93 USD
Budget deficit-2.07 bn USD-419.03 USD148.52 bn USD288.76 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus


Im- and Exports 2019

 Ireland
Total
Ireland
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports452.98 bn USD91,669.27 USD8,073.39 bn USD15,696.41 USD
Exports502.31 bn USD101,653.08 USD8,622.21 bn USD16,763.44 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 2005 - 2019

Exports
Imports



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