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Analysis of private sector debt in Ireland

Published: 19 March 2019
From: Department of Finance

After nearly a decade of deleveraging, household debt is on a much more sustainable path. Household debt now stands at 126 per cent of disposable income, a level last seen in 2003, having peaked at 212 per cent in 2009. However, Ireland’s household debt ratio is still the fourth highest in the EU.

Analysis of private sector debt in Ireland