Denmark

Denmark : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$102.1 billion (2011 est.)
$87.13 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$111.7 billion (2011 est.)
$95.77 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

2.8% (2011 est.)
2.3% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

6% (2011 est.)
6% (2010 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$37,600 (2011 est.)
$37,400 (2010 est.)
$37,100 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

1% (2010 est.)
-5.2% (2009 est.)
-0.9% (2008 est.)

Internet users

4.75 million (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular

6.905 million (2009)

Population growth rate

0.239% (2012 est.)

Population

5,543,453 (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

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.

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Denmark

Economic overview

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.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Forecast Denmark April 2015

Country Forecast Denmark April 2015

  • $ 635
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

Policy towards private enterprise and competition 2015-16: The government's Competition and Consumer Authority continues to enforce legislation against anti-competitive practices. Low barriers to entry ...

  • Countries : Denmark

ISA

Denmark - ISA Country Report

Denmark - ISA Country Report

  • $ 99
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by ISA

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 ...

  • Countries : Denmark

Oxford Economics

Country Economic Forecasts > Denmark

Country Economic Forecasts > Denmark

  • $ 185
  • Country report
  • March 2015
  • by Oxford Economics

GDP rose by a decent 0.4% in Q4 2014, driven by a rebound in household spending and another solid quarter from investment. This pushed growth in the year overall to 1.0% following two years of recession. ...

  • Countries : Denmark

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