Ireland Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Ireland birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Ireland in 2022 is 11.675 births per 1000 people, a 2.81% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Ireland in 2021 was 12.013 births per 1000 people, a 2.74% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Ireland in 2020 was 12.352 births per 1000 people, a 2.66% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Ireland in 2019 was 12.690 births per 1000 people, a 2.59% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Israel 19.248
Panama 18.124
Oman 16.574
Argentina 16.360
Guam 16.192
Saudi Arabia 16.166
Seychelles 15.382
Antigua and Barbuda 14.502
French Polynesia 13.831
New Caledonia 13.686
Bahamas 13.639
Uruguay 13.404
Bahrain 12.820
New Zealand 12.291
Australia 12.244
United States 12.012
Kuwait 11.949
Aruba 11.910
Chile 11.815
Trinidad and Tobago 11.802
Sweden 11.764
Ireland 11.675
Iceland 11.646
United Kingdom 11.322
Norway 11.134
Denmark 11.054
France 10.978
Hong Kong 10.854
Curacao 10.668
Belgium 10.647
Barbados 10.585
Macao 10.339
Luxembourg 10.320
Netherlands 10.162
Canada 10.148
Switzerland 10.130
UAE 10.019
Estonia 9.989
Latvia 9.983
Austria 9.942
Lithuania 9.936
Channel Islands 9.811
Malta 9.730
Cyprus 9.657
Germany 9.381
Hungary 9.321
Poland 9.298
Slovenia 9.091
Qatar 8.997
Finland 8.736
Croatia 8.440
Singapore 8.419
Taiwan 8.394
Spain 8.014
Portugal 7.699
Italy 7.154
Greece 7.112
Japan 7.109
South Korea 6.902
Puerto Rico 6.719
Ireland - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 11.675 -2.810%
2021 12.013 -2.740%
2020 12.352 -2.660%
2019 12.690 -2.590%
2018 13.028 -3.460%
2017 13.495 -3.340%
2016 13.962 -3.230%
2015 14.428 -3.140%
2014 14.895 -3.040%
2013 15.362 -1.150%
2012 15.540 -1.130%
2011 15.717 -1.120%
2010 15.895 -1.100%
2009 16.072 -1.100%
2008 16.250 1.350%
2007 16.033 1.380%
2006 15.815 1.390%
2005 15.598 1.420%
2004 15.380 1.430%
2003 15.163 1.380%
2002 14.957 1.400%
2001 14.751 1.420%
2000 14.545 1.440%
1999 14.339 1.460%
1998 14.133 0.130%
1997 14.114 0.130%
1996 14.096 0.130%
1995 14.077 0.130%
1994 14.059 0.140%
1993 14.040 -2.890%
1992 14.458 -2.800%
1991 14.875 -2.730%
1990 15.293 -2.650%
1989 15.710 -2.590%
1988 16.128 -4.750%
1987 16.932 -4.540%
1986 17.737 -4.340%
1985 18.541 -4.160%
1984 19.346 -3.990%
1983 20.150 -1.970%
1982 20.555 -1.930%
1981 20.960 -1.900%
1980 21.366 -1.860%
1979 21.771 -1.830%
1978 22.176 -0.910%
1977 22.380 -0.910%
1976 22.585 -0.900%
1975 22.789 -0.890%
1974 22.994 -0.880%
1973 23.198 1.560%
1972 22.842 1.580%
1971 22.487 1.610%
1970 22.131 1.630%
1969 21.776 1.660%
1968 21.420 -0.260%
1967 21.475 -0.260%
1966 21.530 -0.250%
1965 21.585 -0.250%
1964 21.640 -0.250%
1963 21.695 0.730%
1962 21.538 0.730%
1961 21.381 0.730%
1960 21.225 0.750%
1959 21.068 0.750%
1958 20.911 -0.910%
1957 21.102 -0.900%
1956 21.293 -0.880%
1955 21.483 -0.880%
1954 21.674 -0.870%
1953 21.865 -0.870%
1952 22.056 -0.860%
1951 22.247 -0.850%
1950 22.437 0.000%