DENMARK

Capital Copenhagen
Area (km2) 43 094
Total population (thousands, 2019) 5 814
Population density (per km2) 135
National currency Danish krone (DKK)
National statistical office www.dst.dk
Statistics Denmark
Women in the labour force, 2020
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 13%
   hourly wage, 2019 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2020
   percentage of employed women 34%
Female tertiary students, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 57%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 83.6
   males, years 79.6
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 21.2
   males, years 18.4
Total fertility rate, 2019
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 29.7
 
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.4
1.7
1.5
1.6
1.2
-0.7
Unemployment rate
 (%)
6.3
6.0
5.8
5.1
5.0
5.6
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
12.2
12.2
12.4
10.5
10.1
11.6
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 353 101
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 60 566
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 54.9
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 48.4
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 42 774
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   DKK per USD, US=1, 2020 6.597
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, 2019 2 042
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 1 329
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 529
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 34
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 5 913
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 2 524
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 74 934
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 14 991