Public debt per capita reached 48,630 USD in 2020 in Ireland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.528 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, public debt per capita in Ireland reached an all time high of 64,464 USD in 2013 and an all time low of 3,141 USD in 1980. When compared to Ireland's main peers, public debt per capita in Canada amounted to 40,177 USD, 42,065 USD in France, 21,189 USD in Iceland and 38,529 USD in United Kingdom in 2020.
Ireland has been ranked 5th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of public debt per capita, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Public or government debt is the debt owed by state institutions (or central government).