DENMARK

Capital Copenhagen
Area (km2) 43 094
Total population (thousands, 2017) 5 765
Population density (per km2) 134
National currency Danish krone (DKK)
National statistical office www.dst.dk
Statistics Denmark
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2010 20%
   hourly wage, 2017 15%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 36%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
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, 2017
   females, years 83.1
   males, years 79.2
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 20.8
   males, years 18.2
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.8
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.2
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.0
0.9
1.4
1.5
1.7
1.8
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.0
6.6
6.2
6.2
5.7
5.0
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
13.1
12.6
10.8
12.0
11.0
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 326 056
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 56 275
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 54.5
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 49.5
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 40 366
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   DKK per USD, US=1, 2018 6.818
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, 2017 1 987
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 1 308
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 545
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 30
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 6 061
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 2 653
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 74 468
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 15 515