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 61606, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 5.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 294 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 2016 were NOK 11.695 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Ireland at a value of 4.447 billion.