Ireland: Government spending, in dollars

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 Ireland

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 67.10
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1970 - 2023
 Average 21.83
 Min - Max 0.72 - 67.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1970 to 2023. The average value for Ireland during that period was 21.83 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.72 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 67.1 billion U.S. dollars in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 67.1 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 131 countries is 69.63 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ireland - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Ireland - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1970-2023




Definition: General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 11.38 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 67.10 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.20 2023 percent
 Government debt 43.70 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 16.31 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.09 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 17.16 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 26.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 82 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 28.69 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 7.00 1985 percent
 Income and profits taxes 46.77 2021 percent
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