People [1]

People

Population 4,867,309 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.239 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.493 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 63.17 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.607 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 29.168 billion kWh (2017) #68
Consumption 26.313 billion kWh (2017) #67
Exports 1.795 billion kWh (2017) #49
Imports 1.116 billion kWh (2017) #65
Renewable Electricity Generation 9.03 billion kWh (2017) #64

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.412 thousand bbl/day (2018) #111
Consumption 158.819 thousand bbl/day (2018) #65
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 74.69 thousand bbl/day (2013) #50
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 4.662 billion cu ft (2015) #81
Consumption (Dry) 184.768 billion cu ft (2017) #55
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 58.376 billion cu ft (2017) #55
Proved Reserves 0.35 trillion cu ft (2019) #76

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 40 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 4,971,493 (2018 est.)
Highways 99,830 km (2018)
Internet Users 4,069,432 (2016 est.)
Railways 4,301 km (2018)
Telephones 1,829,166 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain
Total Area70,273 sq. km
Land Area68,883 sq. km
Water Area1,390 sq. km
Coastline1,448 km
Climatetemperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time
Terrainmostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains; sea cliffs on west coast
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Carrauntoohil 1,041 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020