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FACT SHEET


Name of the Country Ireland
Capital Dublin
Total Area 70,723 km
Population 4,761 million (Census 2016)
Population of Dublin 1.024 million
Currency Euro
(€1= Rs.79.72) ORE- July  2019
Language (s) Spoken English, Irish
English spoken by the majority
Head of State (President) Mr. Micheal D. Higgins (Since October 2011, was re-elected on 27 October 2018)
(Labour Party)
Prime Minister (An Taoiseach)
[Pronounced: TEE-shohck] 
Dr. Leo Varadkar (since 14 June 2017)
(Fine Gael Party)
Deputy Prime Minister
(An Tanaiste) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit  
[Pronounced: On Taw-nish-ta]
Mr.  Simon Coveney
(Fine Gael Party)
GDP USD 333.7bn (2017 OECD)
GDP Growth Rate 6.8% (2018) 
GDP Per Capita PPP US$ 76,889 [2017 – OECD]
Rate of Inflation (CPI) 0.1% (OECD) (May 2019) 
Rate of Unemployment 5.4% (2018) 
Total FDI
  • Total Irish Investment abroad
  • Total Foreign Investment into Ireland
  € 717 billion (Upto 2017)  €744 billion (Source:CSO.ie) (upto 2017) 
Foreign Trade Export: € 128 billion (2018) 
Import: € 90 billion (Source:CSO.ie)
Trade with India India’s Export: € 574 million (2018-19) 
India’s Import: € 354 million

     
     (July 2019)