Denmark population 5,843,449 (live)

The population of Denmark is expected to grow by 22,000 in 2021 and reach 5,859,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 15,200 people yearly. The population density of Denmark has changed from 120.9 in 1980 to 136.1 in 2019.

Current population 5,843,449 people at present (Saturday 17th of April 2021)
Median Age 42.0 years
Population density 137.1 per km2
Population of Denmark from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 5,837,000 22,000 (0.4%) 15,200 42.0 137 5,174,000 (88.6%)
2020 5,815,000 22,000 (0.4%) 15,200 41.9 1.77 137 5,146,000 (88.5%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 15,200 41.7 1.76 136 5,117,000 (88.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 15,200 41.6 1.74 136 5,089,000 (88.2%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 15,200 41.5 1.72 135 5,062,000 (88.0%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2020 the population of Denmark was 5,815,000 and the average age increased from 34.4 in 1960 to 41.9. Urban population has increased from 4,544,013 (85.1%) in 2000 to 5,174,000 (88.6%) in the current year. The population density of Denmark has changed from 120.9 in 1980 to 136.1 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2020

The population growth rate is 0.38% (22,000 residents, including 55,502 deaths). The demographics of Denmark constitutes of 2,934,000 women and 2,902,000 men, which means there are 989 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 22.1% of population (1,290,561) is 19 or younger, 57.5% of population (3,355,108) is between age 20 and 64 and 20.4% of population (1,191,915) is over 65.

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