Imports$102.1 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$111.7 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)2.8% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate6% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$37,600 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate1% (2010 est.)
Internet users4.75 million (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular6.905 million (2009)
Population growth rate0.239% (2012 est.)
Population5,543,453 (July 2012 est.)
Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe.
It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973.
However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs....
This thoroughly modern market economy features a high-tech agricultural sector, state-of-the-art industry with world-leading firms in pharmaceuticals, maritime shipping and renewable energy, and a high dependence on foreign trade.
Denmark is a member of the European Union (EU); Danish legislation and regulations conform to EU standards on almost all issues.
Danes enjoy among the highest standards of living in the world and the Danish economy is characterized by extensive government welfare measures and an equitable distribution of income....
The Economist Intelligence Unit
The prime minister, Lars Lokke Rasmussen, heads a weak minority Liberal Party government. The centre-right opposition "blue bloc", comprising the Liberal Party, the Danish People's Party (DF), the Liberal ...
This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Denmark, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...
The Q3 national accounts show that GDP rose by 0.4% on the quarter, slightly below our forecast. The growth was entirely due to government consumption, up 1.4%, and stockbuilding, while consumption was ...