Ireland Economic Snapshot

Economic Forecast Summary (November 2019)

8 March 2018 - Economic Survey of Ireland

Living standards are high in Ireland, with recent improvements underpinned by the strongest post-crisis output recovery in the OECD. The Irish economy has demonstrated impressive durability over the past three decades. Average wages are now comparable with the top tier of OECD countries and income inequality is reduced through the highly redistributive tax and transfer system. At the same time, the population report a high level of work-life balance, feel safe in public spaces and have strong social connections.