Economy of Ireland

Imports
Imports commoditiesdata processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing
Import partnersUK 39.8%, US 13.2%, Germany 7.6%, Netherlands 5.7% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; food products, animal products
Export partnersUS 17.9%, UK 17.3%, Belgium 15.6%, Germany 8.4%, Switzerland 5.8%, France 5% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsbarley, potatoes, wheat; beef, dairy products
Industrial productspharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, beverages and brewing; medical devices
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)11.6 % (2013-11)11.8 % (2013-10)12.2 % (2013-09)13.1 % (2013-08)13.7 % (2013-07)14.1 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of Ireland
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)12.0 % (2014-05)11.9 % (2014-04)12.0 % (2014-03)12.1 % (2014-02)12.1 % (2014-01)12.0 % (2013-12)12.2 % (2013-11)12.3 % (2013-10)12.6 % (2013-09)12.8 % (2013-08)13.1 % (2013-07)13.6 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of Ireland
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold1.71 Billion $ (2012)1.70 Billion $ (2011)2.12 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of Ireland
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-05)0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)0.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)-0.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of Ireland
Inflation0.60 % (2013)1.70 % (2012)2.60 % (2011)
Inflation of Ireland
Unemployment13.5 % (2013)14.7 % (2012)14.4 % (2011)
Unemployment of Ireland
GDP - Official Exchange Rate221 Billion $ (2013)208 Billion $ (2012)226 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Ireland
GDP growth rate0.60 % (2013)0.20 % (2012)1.40 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Ireland
GDP per Capita (PPP)41,300 $ (2013)40,700 $ (2012)41,500 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Ireland
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity190 Billion $ (2013)187 Billion $ (2012)190 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Ireland
GDP PPP per land area2.71 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)2.66 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)2.71 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Ireland
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.75 % (2013)1.50 % (2012)1.75 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of Ireland
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.20 % (2013)3.55 % (2012)3.81 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Ireland
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP1.60 % (2013)1.60 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP28.0 % (2013)27.9 % (2012)
Services % of GDP70.4 % (2013)70.5 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals7.55 Million (2012)7.63 Million (2011)7.13 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Ireland
International tourism, number of departures6.60 Million (2012)6.51 Million (2011)6.92 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Ireland
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio160 % (2012)163 % (2011)156 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Ireland
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)124 % of GDP (2013)118 % of GDP (2012)108 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Ireland
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)4.39 % of GDP (2012)1.25 % of GDP (2011)1.11 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Ireland
Current Account Balance (Total)7.30 Billion $ (2013)9.25 Billion $ (2012)2.48 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Ireland
External Debt (Total)2.16 Trillion $ (2012)2.35 Trillion $ (2011)2.28 Trillion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Ireland
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)1,040 % of GDP (2012)1,041 % of GDP (2011)1,117 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Ireland
External Debt per Capita458 Thousand $ (2012)504 Thousand $ (2011)501 Thousand $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Ireland