Denmark Population

1900 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | Statistics Denmark

Key information about Denmark population

  • The Denmark population reached 5.8 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.8 million people in Dec 2019
  • The data reached an all-time high of 5.8 million people in Dec 2020 and a record low of 2.4 million people in Dec 1900

CEIC calculates annual Population from quarterly Population. Statistics Denmark provides quarter-end Population. Population prior to 1988 is sourced directly from Statistics Denmark.


Further information about Denmark population data

  • In the latest reports, Denmark Unemployment Rate remained the same at 5.1 % in Dec 2021
  • Monthly earnings of the Denmark population was 6,386.3 USD in Dec 2019
  • Denmark Labour Force Participation Rate remained the same rate at 70.9 % in Dec 2021

View Denmark's Population from 1900 to 2020 in the chart:

Denmark Population

What was Denmark's Population in 2020?

The Denmark population reached 5.8 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.8 million people in Dec 2019 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.8 2020 5.8 2019 2.4 1900 5.8 2020 Person mn yearly 1900 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -212.697 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 42,218.641 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 42.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 126,735.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (DKK bn) 1,594.725 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (DKK bn) 1,081.648 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (DKK bn) 1,594.440 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
General Government Expenditure (DKK mn) 316,634.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government Revenue: Current: Taxes on Production and Imports: ow Value A... (DKK mn) 57,510.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
General Government Revenue: Current (DKK mn) 290,258.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
General Government: Overall Surplus (DKK mn) -1,410.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure: Capital (DKK mn) 23,962.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government Revenue (DKK mn) 315,223.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure: Current (DKK mn) 268,269.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
Central Government Debt: Gross (DKK bn) 654.779 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -218.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 10,767.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 16.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 593,237.705 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 10,260,393.616 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,641,062.701 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 10,985.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 24.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,761,705.250 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,034,248.379 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,021.148 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 248.516 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 488.397 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 933.617 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Exports: sa (DKK mn) 73,576.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: sa: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (DKK mn) 5,597.300 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: sa: Transport Equipment (DKK mn) 2,251.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: sa: Chemicals and Related Products (DKK mn) 17,419.800 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: sa: Live Animals, Food, Beverages and Tobacco (DKK mn) 12,290.200 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Exports: sa: Machinery excl Transport Equipment (DKK mn) 14,292.500 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Exports: SITC: Beverages and Tobacco (DKK mn) 1,071.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (DKK mn) 19,991.900 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
Natural Gas Exports: Netherlands (TJ) 2,306.598 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Natural Gas Exports: Sweden (TJ) 1,483.095 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Natural Gas Exports: Germany (TJ) 0.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,060.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 4,636.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 6.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,047.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -9,475.843 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -9.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -3,051.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -6,431.565 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 571,198.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 149.9 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 248,234.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 65.1 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 953.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 33.743 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 287,330.756 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (DKK mn) 30,344.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (DKK mn) -36,627.200 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services: Goods f.o.b (DKK mn) 5,882.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (DKK mn) -3,596.500 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services (DKK mn) 25,135.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (DKK mn) 13,035.100 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods and Services: Services (DKK mn) 19,188.100 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investments (DKK mn) 1,735.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment (BoP): Financial Account (FA): Net Assets (DKK mn) -5,912.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Reserve Assets (DKK mn) 331.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Direct Investments (DKK mn) -6,951.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Liabilities (DKK mn) 12,948.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) -28,218.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investments (DKK mn) 1,599.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Financial Derivatives (DKK mn) -7,663.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Direct Investments (DKK mn) 14,508.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Financial Derivatives (DKK mn) 10,803.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) 20,221.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Portfolio Investments (DKK mn) -9,267.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Net Assets: Other Investments (DKK mn) -11,309.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (DKK mn) -946.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets (DKK mn) 52,192.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (DKK mn) 9,216,681.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Liabilities (DKK mn) 7,328,803.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (DKK mn) 1,887,878.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Danish Direct Investment (DKK bn) 26.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
No of Bankruptcy: Registry Based (Unit) 477.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Jul 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 117.0 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 186,387.350 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 203,577.099 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
M2 Growth (%) 3.4 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 64,252.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 17.792 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,912.848 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1962 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 257,503.448 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 830,274.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 13.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 22.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 397.610 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 877.863 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1953 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 446,738.4 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 108,558.238 May 2022 monthly Oct 2013 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.91 May 2022 monthly Oct 2014 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.33 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (DKK bn) 1,622.048 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M2: sa (DKK bn) 1,272.968 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (DKK bn) 1,534.894 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M3 (DKK bn) 1,721.620 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M2: M1: sa (DKK bn) 1,165.480 Aug 2017 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2017
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (DKK bn) 17.800 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2018
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (DKK bn) 444.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Official Reserve Assets (DKK bn) 538.100 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Payment Cards: Transactions: Value: Issued in Denmark (DKK mn) 176,397.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2022
Payment Cards: Transactions: Value: Issued Abroad (DKK mn) 11,330.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -17.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Business Sentiment Indicator (1990-2018=100) 98.200 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Economic Sentiment Indicator (1990-2018=100) 85.300 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022

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