About Denmark

Denmark is the smallest and the most southerly of the Nordic countries, but with its 5.7 million inhabitants, the most densely populated. Approximately 1.2 million people live in and around the capital city, Copenhagen.

In 2016, Denmark was again ranked number one in The World Happiness Report. The study focuses on factors such as health, and access to healthcare; family relationships, job security, political freedom and  levels of government corruption. In terms of purchasing power per capita, Denmark ranked fifth among all European countries.

Its main sources of revenue are oil and other energy sources, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, shipping and IT services. Retail turnover per m2 of sales area lies between 5,500 to 6,500 Euros.


Population 5.7 million
GDP per capita 41.685 €
Net avg. monthly income 3.100 €

Largest cities

City Population
Copenhagen, Capital region 1.280.371
Aarhus 264.716
Odense 175.245
Aalborg 112.194
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