DENMARK

Capital Copenhagen
Area (km2) 43 094
Total population (thousands, 2018) 5 794
Population density (per km2) 134
National currency Danish krone (DKK)
National statistical office www.dst.dk
Statistics Denmark
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2010 20%
   hourly wage, 2018 15%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 35%
Female tertiary students, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 57%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 31%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 36%
Life expectancy at birth, 2018
   females, years 82.9
   males, years 79.1
Life expectancy at 65, 2018
   females, years 20.7
   males, years 18.0
Total fertility rate, 2018
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2018
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.4
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.2
 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.9
1.4
1.7
1.6
1.4
1.2
Unemployment rate
 (%)
6.9
6.3
6.0
5.8
5.1
5.0
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
14.2
12.2
12.2
12.4
10.5
10.1
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 348 125
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 59 826
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 55.9
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 49.1
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 42 212
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   DKK per USD, US=1, 2019 6.669
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
14
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
21
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 1 987
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 1 329
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 567
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 30
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 5 939
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 2 594
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 74 934
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 14 989