Healthcare expenditure as a share of GDP in Ireland 1980-2017

Total expenditure on health as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) in Ireland amounted to 7.1 percent in 2017, the lowest amount since 2003. Between 2009 and 2013, spending on health in Ireland was over ten percent of its GDP before declining again significantly in 2015

Health expenditure in Ireland compared to Europe

In comparison to other European countries in 2016, Ireland ranked considerably low in terms of health spending as a share of GDP. Top of the list was Switzerland, which spent 12.2 percent of its’ GDP on healthcare in this year. While Germany and France both spent over eleven percent on health. The UK, Ireland’s closest neighbor, spent 9.8 percent of its GDP on health.

Trend of healthcare workers in Ireland

In 2018, there were almost 65.7 thousand individuals employed hospitals in Ireland, since the year 2000 this figure has increased by over 23 thousand. While in the period since 2000 the number of general practitioners in Ireland has more than doubled to 4.25 thousand in 2018.
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