Ireland - Public Pension Spending

Since 2014, Ireland Public Pension Spending decreased by 3.6points year on year. At 3.84 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 31 among other countries in Public Pension Spending. Ireland is overtaken by Australia, which was ranked number 30 at 4.3 Percent of GDP and is followed by South Korea at 3.21 Percent of GDP. Greece ranked the highest with 18.32 Percent of GDP in 2019, that is an increase of 2points compared to 2018. Italy, Portugal and France respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +3.9points per year, while Ireland witnessed the worst performance at -3.6points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 3.84
2018 3.87
2017 3.90
2016 3.93
2015 3.59
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How does Ireland rank in Public Pension Spending?

# 35 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Greece
18.32 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.2 % View data
2 #2
Italy
16.91 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
30 #30
Australia
4.30 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.2 % View data
31 #31
Ireland
3.84 % 2019 -0.8 % -3.6 % View data
32 #32
South Korea
3.21 % 2019 +3.0 % +3.9 % View data
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