Denmark

Denmark

Geographic Properties

Full Name: Kingdom of Denmark (Kongeriget Danmark)
Internet Code:.dk
Total Area: 16639 mi² (World Rank: 136th)
Land Area: 16384 mi² (World Rank: 134th)
Continent: Europe
Bordering Country/Region: Germany
Dependencies: Faroe Islands, Greenland

Demographics

Population: 5.9 million people (2023 estimate, World Rank: 115th)
Population Density: 358 people/mi² (2021 estimate, World Rank: 93rd)
Population Growth: 0.469 %/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 148th)
Life Expectancy: 81 years (2020 estimate, World Rank: 42nd)
Median Age: 41.3 years (2021 estimate, World Rank: 42nd)

Cultural Properties

Languages: Danish (98%), Arabic (1.1%), Turkish (1.1%), Polish (0.83%), German (0.62%)
Ethnic Mix: Danish (88.7%), Other (11.3%)
Religions: Christianity (88%), Islam (2.1%), Judaism (0.13%)
Literacy Rate: 99% (2003 estimate)

Capital and Major Cities

Capital City: Copenhagen
Largest Cities:
- Copenhagen: 601448 people
- Arhus: 264716 people
- Odense: 175245 people
- Aalborg: 113417 people
- Frederiksberg: 103192 people

Economic Properties

Currency: Danish kroner (DKK), 1.00 kr = 14.37¢ (US cents)
GDP: $398.3 billion/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 37th)
GDP at Parity: $378.6 billion/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 53rd)
Real GDP: $341.8 billion/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 38th)
GDP per Capita: $68008/yr/person (2021 estimate, World Rank: 14th)
GDP Real Growth: 4.856%/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 92nd)
Gini Index: 0.277 (2019 estimate, World Rank: 11th)
Consumer Price Inflation: 1.85%/yr (2021 estimate, World Rank: 145th)

Employment

Unemployment Rate: 4.8% (2021 estimate, World Rank: 146th highest)
Long-term Unemployment Rate: 1.75% (2014 estimate, World Rank: 69th highest)
Labor Force: 3.051 million people (51.71% of population, 2021 estimate, World Rank: 103rd)

Business Information

Total Business Tax Rate: 23.8% of profit (2019 estimate, World Rank: 150th)
New Businesses Registered: 36982/yr (14.4% of total businesses, 2018 estimate, World Rank: 37th)

Media and Telecommunications

Internet Usage: 5.79 million people (98.87% of population, 2021 estimate, World Rank: 80th)
Mobile Cellular Subscriptions: 7.288 million (2021 estimate, World Rank: 106th)

Transportation

Vehicles in Use: 2.5 million vehicles (572.4 vehicles per thousand people, 2005 estimate)
Total Road Length: 44960 miles (2006 estimate)

Education

Public Education Spending: 6.38% of GDP (2020 estimate, World Rank: 34th)
Students: 1.148 million people (20.69% of population, 2010 estimate, World Rank: 103rd)
Teachers: 97470 people (2020 estimate, World Rank: 88th)

Health Care

Health Spending: $3505.00 USD/person/yr (2007 estimate)
Physicians per Capita: 4.225/1000 people (2018 estimate)
Hospital Beds: 3.8/1000 people (2004 estimate)

UN Human Development Index

Health: 0.929 (World Rank: 30th)
Education: 0.923 (World Rank: 2nd)
Living Standards: 0.921 (World Rank: 17th)
Total: 0.925 (World Rank: 5th, 2015 estimate)
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