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Ireland

(Flag of Ireland) Population 4,401,335
GDP EUR 179,989 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 40,894
Share in imports of goods to the EU 1.08 %
Net income from the EU EUR 151.24 mil.
Net income from the EU in % of GDP 0.08 %
Net income from the EU per capita 34.36

In 2016 the taxpayers of Ireland received from the European Union  36 euros per head over what they contributed. Since its accession to the EU the country has received from the European Union EUR 41504 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
GNI-based own resource -974.90 -0.54 -221.50
VAT-based own resource -260.10 -0.14 -59.10
Monetary Income redistribution -242.89 -0.13 -55.19
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -238.67 -0.13 -54.23
UK correction (= the "rebate") -141.00 -0.08 -32.04
Freedom, security, justice 0.30 0.00 0.07
Citizenship 6.70 0.00 1.52
Competitiveness 96.10 0.05 21.83
Cohesion 213.60 0.12 48.53
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 1,692.10 0.94 384.45
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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