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Denmark Demographics Profile 2016

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Population5,593,785 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 16.58% (male 475,763/female 451,557)
15-24 years: 13.12% (male 374,806/female 359,344)
25-54 years: 38.88% (male 1,082,404/female 1,092,672)
55-64 years: 12.45% (male 346,371/female 350,093)
65 years and over: 18.96% (male 475,330/female 585,445) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 55.9%
youth dependency ratio: 26.3%
elderly dependency ratio: 29.6%
potential support ratio: 3.4% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 42 years
male: 41.1 years
female: 43 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.22% (2016 est.)
Birth rate10.4 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate10.3 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 87.7% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationCOPENHAGEN (capital) 1.268 million (2015)
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: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 0.81 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.1 (2012 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 79.4 years
male: 77 years
female: 82 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.73 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.16% (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS6,000 (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2014 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 (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99.6% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 0.4% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 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
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2014)
Education expenditures8.5% of GDP (2011)
Maternal mortality rate6 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures10.8% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density3.49 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density3.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate21% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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