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Ireland

(Flag of Ireland) Population 3,506,970
GDP EUR 36,590 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 10,434
Share in imports of goods to the EU 0.73 %
Net income from the EU EUR 1,934.51 mil.
Net income from the EU in % of GDP 5.29 %
Net income from the EU per capita 551.62

In 2015 the taxpayers of Ireland received from the European Union  17 euros per head over what they contributed. Since its accession to the EU the country has received from the European Union EUR 41334 million over what it has contributed. Select a year in the upper right-hand corner to see details for other years.

Note that this breakdown compares fiscal transfers only and does not include other costs and benefits connected with membership in the EU (administrative costs, co-funding of EU projects, effects of EU legislation on domestic prices etc.).

Ireland became a member of the European Community in 1973. In November 1993 the European Community transformed itself into the European Union.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
VAT-based own resource -200.60 -0.55 -57.20
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -91.99 -0.25 -26.23
UK correction (= the "rebate") -18.80 -0.05 -5.36
Sugar levies -12.30 -0.03 -3.51
GNP-based own resource -2.40 -0.01 -0.68
Fisheries 5.00 0.01 1.43
Compensation 124.10 0.34 35.39
EAGGF Guidance 133.90 0.37 38.18
Social Fund 204.40 0.56 58.28
Regional Fund 250.20 0.68 71.34
EAGGF Guarantee 1,543.00 4.22 439.98
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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