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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Currency Danish Krone (DKK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 43094 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 5598 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 129.9  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Copenhagen (1206)  
United Nations membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 314889  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 313139  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 257676  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 -0.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 56252.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 56411.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 47561.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 57927.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 57728.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 48225.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 17.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 17.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 19.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 5.66 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 5.61 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 6.32 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 18750  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 18183  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 11104  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 129  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 88  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 86  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 7.5 Age group 15 to 66 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.5 Age group 15 to 66 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.8 Age group 15 to 66 years.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 19.7 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.6 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 23.4 Age group 15 to 74 years. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 2.6 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.4 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.8 Age group 15 to 74 years. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 59.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 59.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 60.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 67.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 69.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 71.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 8068 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments. 2011: Methodology revised.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 8744 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments. 2011: Methodology revised.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 9178 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments. 2011: Methodology revised.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ... Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 21193 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 29772 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 118.0  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 115.7 Break in comparability.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 100.6  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 93.0 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 88.7 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 82.7 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 106126.0 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 92296.8 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 13829.2 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Germany (14.1), Sweden (12.7), Areas nes (9.4) Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Germany (20.7), Sweden (13.4), Netherlands (7.3) Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.7  
Urban population (%) 2013 87.2  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 17.6  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 25.7/22.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 98.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 81.4/77.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 78.0 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 556.8/9.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 17424 Refugee population refers to the end of 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 8.7  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 110.1/109.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 58.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.5/0.9  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 39.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 37  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 12.9  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 46265/8.4  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 2848.0 Excludes Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 525 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 5.0/11.1 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
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