Denmark Population (LIVE)

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Denmark Population (1950 - 2017)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Denmark is 5,709,895 as of Monday, May 29, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Denmark population is equivalent to 0.08% of the total world population.
  • Denmark ranks number 114 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Denmark is 135 per Km2 (349 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 42,437 Km2 (16,385 sq. miles)
  • 87.9 % of the population is urban (5,022,251 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Denmark is 41.7 years.

Population of Denmark (2017 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationDenmark
Global Rank
2017 5,711,837 0.37 % 21,087 15,200 41.7 1.74 135 87.9 % 5,022,251 0.08 % 7,515,284,153 114
2016 5,690,750 0.38 % 21,669 15,200 41.7 1.74 134 87.7 % 4,993,055 0.08 % 7,432,663,275 114
2015 5,669,081 0.42 % 23,624 19,400 42 1.73 134 87.6 % 4,963,992 0.08 % 7,349,472,099 113
2010 5,550,959 0.49 % 26,653 17,600 41 1.85 131 86.8 % 4,817,933 0.08 % 6,929,725,043 111
2005 5,417,692 0.3 % 15,882 9,300 40 1.76 128 85.9 % 4,651,395 0.08 % 6,519,635,850 107
2000 5,338,283 0.4 % 21,140 14,900 38 1.76 126 85.1 % 4,542,879 0.09 % 6,126,622,121 105
1995 5,232,582 0.36 % 18,450 13,100 38 1.75 123 85 % 4,446,590 0.09 % 5,735,123,084 103
1990 5,140,332 0.11 % 5,385 6,600 37 1.54 121 84.8 % 4,361,237 0.1 % 5,309,667,699 101
1985 5,113,408 -0.04 % -2,005 1,900 36 1.43 121 84.4 % 4,313,194 0.11 % 4,852,540,569 96
1980 5,123,435 0.24 % 12,429 3,000 34 1.68 121 83.7 % 4,289,497 0.12 % 4,439,632,465 92
1975 5,061,289 0.53 % 26,234 4,700 33 1.96 119 82.1 % 4,157,640 0.12 % 4,061,399,228 87
1970 4,930,118 0.7 % 33,971 4,400 33 2.27 116 79.7 % 3,931,150 0.13 % 3,682,487,691 83
1965 4,760,262 0.77 % 35,911 -3,700 32 2.55 105 77 % 3,667,671 0.14 % 3,322,495,121 75
1960 4,580,708 0.63 % 28,223 -6,500 33 2.55 108 73.7 % 3,375,367 0.15 % 3,018,343,828 76
1955 4,439,594 0.79 % 34,265 -3,700 32 2.55 105 69.6 % 3,090,791 0.16 % 2,758,314,525 75
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Denmark Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationDenmark
Global Rank
2020 5,775,634 0.37 % 21,311 15,200 42 1.76 136 88.5 % 5,110,693 0.07 % 7,758,156,792 115
2025 5,891,804 0.4 % 23,234 15,200 42 1.78 139 89.3 % 5,259,521 0.07 % 8,141,661,007 118
2030 6,003,284 0.38 % 22,296 15,200 42 1.8 142 90 % 5,401,753 0.07 % 8,500,766,052 119
2035 6,096,905 0.31 % 18,724 15,200 43 1.82 144 90.7 % 5,527,665 0.07 % 8,838,907,877 120
2040 6,172,620 0.25 % 15,143 15,200 43 1.83 146 91.3 % 5,637,982 0.07 % 9,157,233,976 120
2045 6,236,767 0.21 % 12,829 15,200 44 1.84 147 92.1 % 5,741,652 0.07 % 9,453,891,780 120
2050 6,299,193 0.2 % 12,485 15,200 44 1.85 149 92.8 % 5,847,382 0.06 % 9,725,147,994 120
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Notes

The Denmark Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Denmark delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Denmark (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Denmark in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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