DENMARK

Capital Copenhagen
Area (km2) 43 094
Total population (thousands, 2021) 5 857
Population density (per km2) 136
National currency Danish krone (DKK)
National statistical office www.dst.dk
Statistics Denmark
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 13%
   hourly wage, 2021 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 34%
Female tertiary students, 2020
   percentage of total for both sexes 57%
Female victims of homicide, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 34%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 35%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 83.3
   males, years 79.6
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 20.9
   males, years 18.3
Total fertility rate, 2021
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2021
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 1.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2021
   age in years 30.0
 
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.5
1.5
1.4
-0.8
2.4
3.8
Unemployment rate
 (%)
5.8
5.1
5.0
5.6
5.1
4.5
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
12.4
10.5
10.1
11.6
10.8
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 442 120
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 74 859
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2022 70.0
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2022 58.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 48 677
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   DKK per USD, US=1, 2022 6.405
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
14
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
21

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 2 448
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 1 355
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 445
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 22
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 5 546
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 2 211
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 76 657
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 15 161