Ireland has a population of 4,5 million people, and a land mass of 68 000 km2. Life expectancy is 80 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 51289, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP vokste in 2015 with 7,8%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 238 billion.
Ireland is ranked at place 18 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Ireland is ranked at place 18. Out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Ireland in 2015 were NOK 11,962 milliarder. The same year, Norway imported goods from Ireland at a value of 4,532 milliarder.