Irish Republic

Irish Republic

Global context

Measure2015
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)5.4
Global rank for international tourism expenditure38
Number of outbound visits (m)7.7
Most visited destinationUnited Kingdom

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2015
Population (m)4.66
GDP per capita (US$)51,100
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)2.1
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)7.8

Inbound visits to Britain

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Access to Britain from Irish Republic

Measure2016
Weekly aircraft departures1,112
Weekly seat capacity157,215
Airports with direct routes in Irish Republic7
Airports with direct routes in Britain24
Weekly ferry crossings56
  • There are 1,112 direct flight departures to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 157,215 a week*
  • Seven airports in the Irish Republic serve 24 British airports*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for the Irish Republic is £13

*2016 data

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Read about the preferences of Europeans towards tourismPublished March 2015

Exchange rate

1 GBP = 1.1551 EUR

As of 22 March 2017

Retrieved from the Bank of England