Currency

Republic of Ireland: euro (€)

Northern Ireland: pound sterling (£)

GDP

€254.59 billion/€43.4 billion (R/NI)

Inflation

0.3%/2.3% (R/NI)

If Ireland Were 100 People

  • 87 would be Irish
  • 6 would be from the EU
  • 2 would be British
  • 3 would be Asian
  • 1 would be American
  • 1 would be other

Language Spoken

English, Irish

Percentage: Age of Irish

0–14 19%

15–19 8%

20–34 20%

35–44 14%

45–64 25%

65+ 14%

Population

4,761,865/1,810,863 (Republic/Northern Ireland)

Population per Sq Km

  • Republic of Ireland: 69
  • Northern Ireland: 135
  • England 413

Time

Western European Time (UTC/GMT November to March; plus one hour April to October).

Area

84,421/13,843 sq km (R/NI)