Ireland - Interest Payments on Government Debt

Since 2014, Ireland Interest Payments on Government Debt fell by 10.4points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 60 comparing other countries in Interest Payments on Government Debt with 6.98 Percent of Revenue. Ireland is overtaken by Slovenia, which was number 59 at 7.25 Percent of Revenue and is followed by Mauritius at 6.82 Percent of Revenue. Lebanon ranked the highest with 45.02 Percent of Revenue in 2019, that is a decrease of 1.8points compared to 2018. Sri Lanka, Egypt and Brazil respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Zimbabwe witnessed the best average annual growth at +54points per year, while Kiribati witnessed the worst performance at -51.6points per year.

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Date Percent of Revenue
2019 6.98
2018 6.67
2017 8.02
2016 8.81
2015 10.13
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How does Ireland rank in Interest Payments on Government Debt?

# 138 Countries Percent of Revenue Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Lebanon
45.02 % 2019 -1.8 % +0.6 % View data
2 #2
Sri Lanka
43.23 % 2019 -2.0 % +3.3 % View data
59 #59
Slovenia
7.25 % 2019 +1.9 % -2.5 % View data
60 #60
Ireland
6.98 % 2019 +4.5 % -10.4 % View data
61 #61
Mauritius
6.82 % 2019 +0.3 % -1.9 % View data
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