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General information

Where are all the people?!

Though it doesn’t seem like it, Denmark is the most densely populated country in Northern Europe, with 130.5 residents per km². Only 20% of its landmass is populated and nearly 20% of the population lives in the capital, Copenhagen.

Danish age demographics

Denmark’s population of 5.7 million people is divided into the following age groups:

0 to 19-years-old: 23.2 %
20 to 59-years-old: 52.2 %
60 and above: 24.5 %

In 2015, life expectancy for men was 78 years and 81.9 years for women.

Statistics from 1 January 2015 – Source: Statistics Denmark.