Irish public debt third highest in the developed world

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Bend over Irish people....



Irish public debt third highest in the developed world

The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has said the budget deficit would increase over the next number of years.

Speaking on Today with Sean O'Rourke, Minister Donohoe said the public debt currently stands at around €201 billion.

On a per capita basis, the country's public debt is the third highest in the developed world and amounts to €42,000 for every person resident in the State.

Irish public debt third highest in the developed world
 

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They should be looking at saving money to get the debt reduced, God forbid we have another economic collapse, we will be totally screwed this time around.

It looks like the budget is going to be a giveaway one this year and controlled spending is straight out of the window.
 

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Bend over Irish people....



Irish public debt third highest in the developed world

The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has said the budget deficit would increase over the next number of years.

Speaking on Today with Sean O'Rourke, Minister Donohoe said the public debt currently stands at around €201 billion.

On a per capita basis, the country's public debt is the third highest in the developed world and amounts to €42,000 for every person resident in the State.

Irish public debt third highest in the developed world
That is only the Public Debt- the Combined Sovereign, Corporate & Private Debt has us at No 1 in the World!

1. Ireland: 1,239%
External debt (as % of GDP): 1,239%

Gross external debt: $2.26 trillion
2011 GDP (est.): $182.1 billion

External debt per capita: $478,087

The World's Biggest Debtor Nations

Of course that was 2012 & pre-Leprechaunonmics :p
 
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