IRELAND

Capital Dublin
Area (km2) 70 273
Total population (thousands, 2022) 5 166
Population density (per km2) 74
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.cso.ie
Central Statistics Office
Women in the labour force, 2023
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 25%
   hourly wage, 2022 9%
Women in part-time employment, 2023
   percentage of employed women 31%
Female tertiary students, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 54%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 21%
Women researchers, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Life expectancy at birth, 2022
   females, years 84.2
   males, years 80.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2022
   females, years 21.6
   males, years 19.4
Total fertility rate, 2022
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2022
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 3.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2022
   age in years 31.5
 
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
2.8
3.0
-2.8
6.0
6.6
5.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
5.8
5.0
5.9
6.2
4.5
4.3
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
13.8
12.5
15.3
14.6
10.1
10.7
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 650 314
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 127 146
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 134.1
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 100.6
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 45 645
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2022 0.779
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, 2022 2 045
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 995
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 0
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 27
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2021 992
      million tonne-kilometres, 2021 70
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2011 33 686
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 12 384