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Denmark Demographics Profile 2014

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Population5,569,077 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 17% (male 485,115/female 460,682)
15-24 years: 13.1% (male 371,258/female 355,984)
25-54 years: 39.2% (male 1,087,993/female 1,093,545)
55-64 years: 12.4% (male 343,685/female 347,732)
65 years and over: 18.4% (male 457,175/female 565,908) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 55.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 27.1 %
elderly dependency ratio: 28.5 %
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 41.6 years
male: 40.7 years
female: 42.5 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.22% (2014 est.)
Birth rate10.22 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate10.23 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate2.25 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 86.9% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationCOPENHAGEN (capital) 1.206 million (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.1 (2012 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.17 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 79.09 years
male: 76.68 years
female: 81.64 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.73 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS5,300 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Dane(s)
adjective: Danish
Ethnic groupsScandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali
ReligionsEvangelical Lutheran (official) 80%, Muslim 4%, other (denominations of less than 1% each, includes Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Serbian Orthodox Christian, Jewish, Baptist, and Buddhist) 16% (2012 est.)
LanguagesDanish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)
note: English is the predominant second language
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2010)
Education expenditures8.7% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate12 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures11.2% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.42 physicians/1,000 population (2007)
Hospital bed density3.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate18.2% (2008)
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014