Ireland recorded a government debt equivalent to 58.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Government Debt to GDP in Ireland averaged 72.29 percent from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 119.90 percent in 2012 and a record low of 23.60 percent in 2006. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Government Debt to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Government Debt to GDP in Ireland is expected to reach 68.00 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 66.00 percent in 2021 and 62.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
58.80 63.60 119.90 23.60 1980 - 2019 percent Yearly

Ireland Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 58.80 63.60 119.90 23.60 percent [+]
Government Budget 0.40 0.10 4.80 -32.10 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -2041.00 -1004.00 6733.00 -4927.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending 9537.00 9524.00 9537.00 3969.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 24.80 25.30 65.10 24.80 percent [+]
Government Revenues 13022.00 18134.00 19429.00 315.40 EUR Million [+]
Government Debt 204044.00 212960.00 218539.00 36004.00 EUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 17064.00 20931.00 20931.00 410.00 EUR Million [+]
Military Expenditure 1140.00 1025.00 1231.00 244.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 78.00 [+]
Asylum Applications 110.00 105.00 665.00 15.00 persons [+]

Ireland Government Debt to GDP
Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields.