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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Northern Europe  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 42921  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 5691  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 134.1  
Capital city 2015 Copenhagen  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 1268 Refers to the Greater Copenhagen Region, consisting of (parts of) 16 municipalities.  
Currency 2015 Danish Krone (DKK)  
UN membership date 2013 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 346119  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 319812  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 264559  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 1.3  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 1.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 2.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 61293.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 57613.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 48832.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 1.6 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 1.4 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 1.4 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 22.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 22.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 26.2 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 75.6 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 75.8 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 72.5 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 2.3  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 2.3  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 3.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 19.3  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 19.7  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 23.9 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 78.0  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 77.9  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 72.9 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 6.6 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.5 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 58.1/66.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 59.8/69.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 60.5/71.4 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 131  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 100 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 100 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 89 Excluding water and waste management.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 86 Excluding water and waste management.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Excluding water and waste management.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 21421  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 18183  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 11104  
Exports (million US$) 2015 94484.1 Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 85502.1 Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 8982.0 Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Germany (16.3), Areas nes (11.5), Sweden (11.1) Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Germany (20.4), Sweden (12.3), Netherlands (8.0) Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population (%) 2015 87.7  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 81.9/78.0  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 56  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 572.5/10.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 10267 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of tourism accommodation establishments. Break in the time series.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 27335 Refugee population relates to the end of 2014.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 10.8  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 8.6 2011.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 100.7/102.0  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 132.2/127.7  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 95.4/68.2  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 1.0  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 37.4  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 126.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 96.0 Population age 16-74.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 596.0  
Threatened species 2015 36  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 14.2 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 38067/6.8  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 699 Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 129.0 Excluding the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 18.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.6/99.6  
Net Official Development Assistance disbursed (% of GNI) 2014 0.9 Development Assistance Committee member (OECD).  
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