Ireland Population

Population now

5,006,192
  • World: 121st
  • Europe: 26th
Male:2,486,074(49.64 %)
Female:2,520,119(50.36 %)
Births in 2020:78,774
Deaths in 2020:40,561

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:80.88 years
Female:84.05 years
Total:82.43 years
Median Age:37.22 years
Birth Rate:12.08
Death Rate:6.22
Growth Rate:0.94 %
Fertility Rate:1.81

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Ireland Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19603M1M1M1.010.87%21.5011.503.7869.8067.9871.7128.2145.18%40.25
19613M1M1M1.010.72%21.2012.303.7869.9868.1171.9427.8645.39%40.19
19623M1M1M1.010.83%21.8011.903.9270.1368.2272.1527.5045.60%40.35
19633M1M1M1.010.88%22.2011.804.0170.2768.3172.3327.1545.81%40.59
19643M1M1M1.010.96%22.4011.404.0770.4068.3972.5126.8046.02%40.79
19653M1M1M1.010.92%22.1011.504.0470.5268.4772.6826.4646.23%40.94
19663M1M1M1.010.76%21.5012.203.9470.6468.5472.8526.1946.64%41.10
19673M1M1M1.010.95%21.1010.803.8470.7568.5973.0126.0047.80%41.30
19683M1M1M1.010.83%20.9011.403.7770.8468.6473.1625.8348.96%41.48
19693M1M1M1.010.87%21.5011.503.8370.9468.6773.3225.6450.12%41.73
19703M1M1M1.010.91%21.8011.403.8571.0368.7173.4725.4151.28%42.08
19713M2M1M1.011.11%22.6010.703.9371.1368.7573.6325.3052.27%42.57
19723M2M2M1.011.00%22.6011.303.8471.2368.8073.7825.1952.61%43.21
19733M2M2M1.011.01%22.3011.103.7171.3568.8773.9525.0952.95%43.91
19743M2M2M1.010.98%22.0011.103.5971.4768.9574.1225.0553.29%44.64
19753M2M2M1.011.03%21.1010.403.3771.6269.0674.3025.0553.63%45.38
19763M2M2M1.010.99%20.9010.503.2971.7869.1974.5025.0253.98%46.07
19773M2M2M1.011.06%21.0010.203.2471.9769.3574.7225.0754.32%46.70
19783M2M2M1.011.07%21.1010.203.2172.1769.5274.9625.1454.66%47.37
19793M2M2M1.011.15%21.5010.003.2172.3969.7175.2125.2054.99%48.00
19803M2M2M1.011.21%21.709.803.2172.6269.9175.4725.2555.33%48.56
19813M2M2M1.011.20%20.909.503.0572.8670.1275.7325.4055.63%49.13
19823M2M2M1.011.18%20.309.302.9473.0970.3375.9825.5255.79%49.60
19834M2M2M11.03%19.109.402.7473.3170.5476.2325.6155.96%49.95
19844M2M2M10.99%18.109.102.5873.5370.7576.4525.7356.12%50.26
19854M2M2M10.87%17.609.402.4873.7470.9676.6725.8856.28%50.34
19864M2M2M10.83%17.409.502.4473.9571.1776.8726.1656.43%50.37
19874M2M2M10.85%16.508.902.3274.1671.3877.0826.4756.55%50.37
19884M2M2M0.990.72%15.509.002.1774.3871.6177.2926.7956.68%50.16
19894M2M2M0.990.63%14.809.102.0874.6071.8377.5027.0956.80%49.96
19904M2M2M0.990.70%15.108.902.1174.8172.0577.7027.3656.93%50.00
19914M2M2M0.990.67%14.908.902.0875.0172.2677.8927.7257.07%50.29
19924M2M2M0.990.66%14.408.701.9975.1872.4478.0628.0757.29%50.63
19934M2M2M0.990.53%13.809.001.9075.3472.6078.2128.4157.51%50.89
19944M2M2M0.990.56%13.408.601.8575.4872.7578.3428.7657.73%51.09
19954M2M2M0.990.52%13.508.901.8475.6272.9078.4729.1157.95%51.35
19964M2M2M0.990.60%13.908.701.8875.8373.1078.7029.4058.17%51.76
19974M2M2M0.990.67%14.408.601.9375.9973.4078.7029.7258.42%52.28
19984M2M2M0.990.71%14.508.501.9476.1873.4079.1030.0658.66%52.83
19994M2M2M0.990.66%14.408.701.9076.0873.4078.9030.4358.91%53.43
20004M2M2M0.990.76%14.408.201.8976.5474.0079.2030.8259.16%54.14
20014M2M2M0.990.92%15.007.801.9477.1374.5079.9031.0359.40%55.01
20024M2M2M0.991.05%15.407.501.9777.6375.0080.4031.2959.65%55.95
20034M2M2M0.991.11%15.407.301.9678.1475.7080.7031.5859.93%56.87
20044M2M2M11.17%15.207.001.9378.5476.1081.1031.8960.20%57.91
20054M2M2M11.18%14.806.801.8678.9476.7081.3032.2260.48%59.19
20064M2M2M11.28%15.306.701.9179.2476.9081.7032.4260.74%60.81
20074M2M2M0.991.53%16.206.402.0179.6477.3082.1032.6360.94%62.59
20084M2M2M0.991.65%16.706.302.0680.1077.9082.4032.8761.14%63.88
20095M2M2M0.991.65%16.706.302.0680.1977.8082.7033.1361.34%64.53
20105M2M2M0.991.70%16.506.102.0580.7478.5083.1033.4261.54%64.89
20115M2M2M0.991.61%16.206.202.0380.7578.6083.0033.8261.74%65.17
20125M2M2M0.981.48%15.606.301.9880.8578.7083.1034.2361.94%65.45
20135M2M2M0.981.33%14.906.401.9380.9578.9083.1034.6662.14%65.79
20145M2M2M0.981.29%14.406.301.8981.3579.3083.5035.0862.34%66.27
20155M2M2M0.981.17%13.906.401.8581.4579.6083.4035.5062.54%66.90
20165M2M2M0.981.09%13.406.401.8181.6579.8083.6035.8362.74%67.66
20175M2M2M0.981.05%12.906.301.7782.1680.4084.0036.1862.95%68.40
20185M2M2M0.980.95%12.506.401.7582.2680.5084.1036.5363.17%69.26
20195M2M2M0.980.95%12.506.401.7582.2680.5084.1036.8863.41%70.31
20205M2M3M0.990.94%12.086.221.8182.4380.8884.0537.2263.65%71.02

Ireland Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20215M2M3M0.990.87%11.816.321.8082.5881.0684.1637.6263.91%71.57
20225M3M3M0.990.80%11.556.421.7982.7281.2484.2838.0264.18%72.04
20235M3M3M0.990.73%11.286.531.7882.8781.4184.3938.3964.47%72.44
20245M3M3M0.990.66%11.026.631.7783.0181.5984.5138.8464.76%72.81
20255M3M3M0.990.60%10.756.731.7683.1681.7784.6239.2065.07%73.18
20265M3M3M0.990.56%10.666.841.7583.3181.9584.7439.4965.38%73.56
20275M3M3M0.990.52%10.576.951.7583.4682.1384.8639.7165.71%73.95
20285M3M3M0.990.49%10.497.061.7483.6182.3084.9839.9966.05%74.33
20295M3M3M0.990.45%10.407.171.7483.7682.4885.1040.2566.39%74.70
20305M3M3M0.990.42%10.317.281.7383.9182.6685.2240.5066.75%75.04
20315M3M3M0.990.40%10.367.411.7384.0582.8185.3440.6867.12%75.38
20325M3M3M0.990.38%10.407.541.7284.1882.9785.4640.8667.50%75.71
20335M3M3M0.990.36%10.457.671.7284.3283.1285.5841.0167.88%76.02
20345M3M3M0.990.34%10.497.801.7184.4583.2885.7041.1568.27%76.35
20355M3M3M0.990.33%10.547.931.7184.5983.4385.8241.2968.68%76.68
20365M3M3M0.990.32%10.608.051.7184.7183.5685.9441.4269.08%76.99
20375M3M3M0.990.30%10.668.181.7184.8483.6986.0541.4669.50%77.32
20385M3M3M0.990.29%10.718.301.7084.9683.8286.1741.5969.92%77.65
20395M3M3M0.990.28%10.778.431.7085.0983.9586.2841.7070.35%77.97
20406M3M3M0.990.27%10.838.551.7085.2184.0886.4041.8070.79%78.30
20416M3M3M0.990.25%10.818.661.7085.3384.2086.5241.9171.23%78.63
20426M3M3M0.990.23%10.798.761.7085.4484.3186.6442.0071.67%78.94
20436M3M3M0.990.21%10.778.871.6985.5684.4386.7542.1072.10%79.24
20446M3M3M0.990.20%10.758.971.6985.6784.5486.8742.2672.54%79.54
20456M3M3M0.990.18%10.739.081.6985.7984.6686.9942.3872.97%79.82
20466M3M3M0.990.16%10.629.181.6985.9184.7787.1142.5573.39%80.09
20476M3M3M0.990.13%10.509.281.6986.0284.8887.2242.6873.81%80.35
20486M3M3M0.990.11%10.399.391.6986.1485.0087.3442.8274.23%80.58
20496M3M3M0.990.08%10.279.491.6986.2585.1187.4543.0374.64%80.79
20506M3M3M0.990.06%10.169.591.6986.3785.2287.5743.2375.05%80.98

Highest City Populations in Ireland

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1Dublin1,231,9851,024,027

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