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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Surface area (sq km) 43094 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Population (est., 000) 5640  
Pop. density (per sq km) 130.9  
Capital city Copenhagen  
Capital city pop. (000) 1255 Refers to the Greater Copenhagen Region, consisting of (parts of) 16 municipalities.  
Currency Danish Krone (DKK)  
UN membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 336701  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 319812  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 264559  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 -0.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 59920.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 57613.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 48832.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 61840.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 58562.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 49203.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 18.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 5.41 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$) 2013 23911  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 18183  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 11104  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 130  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 103 ISIC Rev.4 (BCD).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.4 (BCD).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 116 ISIC Rev.4 (BCD).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 7.0  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.8  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 19.7 Population aged 15-74. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.6 Population aged 15-74.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 23.4 Population aged 15-74. ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 2.6 Population aged 15-74. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.4 Population aged 15-74.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.8 Population aged 15-74. ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 58.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 59.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 60.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 66.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 69.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 71.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 8557 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments. Methodology revised.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 8744 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 9178 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments. Methodology revised.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 787 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland. 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 968 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 1298 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 127.5  
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 (%) 2013 94.6  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 88.7  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 82.7  
Exports (million US$) 2013 110416.1 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Imports (million US$) 2013 97589.9 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Balance (million US$) 2013 12826.2 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Germany (15.3), Sweden (11.7), Areas nes (9.6) Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 Germany (20.5), Sweden (12.3), Netherlands (7.4) Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -1.0  
Urban population (%) 2014 87.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 17.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 25.9/22.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 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, %) 2007-2013 76.5 1991-1993.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 556.8/9.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 20098 Refugee population refers to the end of 2013.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 8.8  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 112.4/112.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 57.4  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 0.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 38.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 36  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 12.9  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 18.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 40377/7.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 129.0 Excluding Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
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