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Ireland

(Flag of Ireland) Population 4,591,087
GDP EUR 164,050 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 35,732
Share in imports of goods to the EU 0.90 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 367.87 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.22 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 80.13

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 -1,234.20 -0.75 -268.83
ESM -509.50 -0.31 -110.98
VAT-based own resource -202.20 -0.12 -44.04
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -181.96 -0.11 -39.63
UK correction (= the "rebate") -78.40 -0.05 -17.08
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE -8.80 -0.01 -1.92
European Central Bank - Capital -0.76 0.00 -0.17
Freedom, security, justice 5.80 0.00 1.26
Citizenship 6.60 0.00 1.44
Monetary Income redistribution 15.45 0.01 3.37
Cohesion 97.30 0.06 21.19
Competitiveness 193.70 0.12 42.19
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 1,529.10 0.93 333.06
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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