IRELAND

Capital Dublin
Area (km2) 70 273
Total population (thousands, 2020) 4 985
Population density (per km2) 71
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.cso.ie
Central Statistics Office
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 25%
   hourly wage, 2018 11%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 30%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 21%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 38%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 84.4
   males, years 80.8
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 21.9
   males, years 19.4
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.6
Adolescent fertility rate, 2020
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 4.9
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 30.9
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
3.7
2.9
2.7
3.0
-2.8
6.0
Unemployment rate
 (%)
8.4
6.7
5.8
5.0
5.9
6.2
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
16.8
14.4
13.8
12.5
15.3
14.5
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 475 643
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 95 504
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 134.4
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 95.0
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 36 061
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2020 0.784
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
11
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
25

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2019 2 045
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 995
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2016 1 627
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 28
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 2 704
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 72
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2011 33 686
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 11 383