Denmark population 5,792,079 (live)

The population of Denmark is expected to grow by 21,000 in 2018 and reach 5,793,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 15,200 people yearly. On average there are 61,465 births and 54,751 deaths in Denmark per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.12 percent per year. The population density of Denmark has changed from 120.9 in 1980 to 135.5 in 2016.

Current population 5,792,079 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 41.6 years
Life expectancy 81.2 years
Population density 135.6 per km2
Population of Denmark from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 5,772,000 21,000 (0.4%) 15,200 41.6 1.74 136 5,089,000 (88.2%)
2017 5,751,000 19,882 (0.4%) 15,200 41.5 1.72 135 5,062,000 (88.0%)
2016 5,731,118 47,635 (0.8%) 15,200 41.3 1.71 136 5,034,615 (87.8%)
2015 5,683,483 40,008 (0.7%) 15,200 41.1 1.69 135 4,983,051 (87.7%)
2010 5,547,683 24,588 (0.4%) 21,368 40.2 1.87 131 4,815,111 (86.8%)
2005 5,419,432 14,909 (0.3%) 17,598 39.6 1.80 128 4,652,908 (85.9%)
2000 5,339,616 17,817 (0.3%) 9,261 39.1 1.77 126 4,544,013 (85.1%)
1995 5,233,373 27,193 (0.5%) 14,914 38.8 1.80 123 4,447,268 (85.0%)
1990 5,140,939 8,345 (0.2%) 13,093 38.6 1.67 121 4,361,727 (84.8%)
1985 5,113,691 2,072 (0.0%) 6,568 37.9 1.45 121 4,313,449 (84.4%)
1980 5,123,027 6,226 (0.1%) 1,864 36.8 1.55 121 4,289,152 (83.7%)
1975 5,059,862 14,565 (0.3%) 2,985 35.9 1.92 119 4,156,474 (82.1%)
1970 4,928,757 36,897 (0.8%) 4,651 35.3 1.95 116 3,930,043 (79.7%)
1965 4,759,012 36,940 (0.8%) 4,373 34.8 2.61 112 3,666,724 (77.0%)
1960 4,579,603 32,084 (0.7%) 451 34.4 2.57 108 3,374,572 (73.7%)

In 2017 the population of Denmark was 5,751,000 and the average age increased from 34.4 in 1960 to 41.5. Urban population has increased from 4,544,013 (85.1%) in 2000 to 5,089,000 (88.2%) in the current year. The population density of Denmark has changed from 120.9 in 1980 to 135.5 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 5,815,000 22,000 (0.4%) 15,200 41.9 1.77 137 5,146,000 (88.5%)
2025 5,925,000 22,000 (0.4%) 15,200 42.5 1.79 139 5,287,000 (89.2%)
2030 6,024,000 18,000 (0.3%) 15,200 43.0 1.81 142 5,414,000 (89.9%)
2035 6,107,000 17,000 (0.3%) 15,200 43.3 1.82 144 5,525,000 (90.5%)
2040 6,182,000 14,000 (0.2%) 15,200 43.5 1.83 146 5,625,000 (91.0%)
2045 6,240,000 10,000 (0.2%) 15,200 43.8 1.83 147 5,708,000 (91.5%)
2050 6,287,000 8,000 (0.1%) 15,200 44.1 1.84 149 5,780,000 (91.9%)

Total Denmark population should reach 5,815,000 by 2020 and should increase to 6,287,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 85.6 (84.6 years for male and 86.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 148.8 people per square kilometer.

Denmark demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.37% (19,882 residents, including 53,272 deaths). The demographics of Denmark constitutes of 2,901,000 women and 2,871,000 men, which means there are 990 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 22.5% of population (1,295,814) is 19 or younger, 57.7% of population (3,329,290) is between age 20 and 64 and 19.9% of population (1,145,742) is over 65.

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