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Denmark

 

Sweden

 Denmark
All information: Denmark
 
 Sweden
All information: Sweden
 
Area:42,920 km² 447,430 km²
Population:5,797,000 10,183,000
Official language:Danish Swedish

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Independent since:800 n.Chr. 836 n.Chr.
Capital:Copenhagen Stockholm


Population

Inhabitants per km²:135.1 22.8
Life expectancy males:79.2 years 80.6 years
Life expectancy females:82.9 years 84.1 years
Birthrate:10.60 ‰ 11.50 ‰
Deathrate:8.20 ‰ 9.10 ‰
Migrationrate:4.30 ‰ 5.30 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:88 85
Civil rights:100 100
Health:81 83
Security:98 97
Climate:14 18
Cost of Living:38 38
Popularity:79 77


Economy

Currency:Danish Krone (1 DKK = 100 øre) Swedish Krone (1 SEK =100 Öre)
Unemployment rate:5.0 % 6.4 %
Inflation rate:0.81 % 1.95 %
Cost of Living:129.30 % 114.50 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:23.80 % 49.10 %
Average income:50,965 € 46,605 €
Corruption index:88 (good) 85 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:298,102 Mio €51.42 M € 466,581 M €45.82 M €
Gross national product:295,465 Mio €50.96 M € 474,558 M €46.60 M €
Exported goods:162,288 M €27.99 M € 214,004 M €21.02 M €
Imported goods:147,701 M €25.48 M € 205,235 M €20.15 M €
Gross debt:101,434 M €17.50 M € 181,290 M €17.80 M €
Budget surplus:1,521 M €0.26 M € 4,211 M €0.41 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:74,558 km12.86 km 573,134 km56.28 km
Railways:3,476 km0.60 km 14,127 km1.39 km
Waterways:400 km0.07 km 2,052 km0.20 km
Harbours:6680.115 3590.035
Airports:800.014 2310.023


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:33.02 bn kWh5.70 m kWh 133.50 bn kWh13.11 m kWh
Energy production:29.84 bn kWh5.15 m kWh 152.90 bn kWh15.01 m kWh
Energy export:9.92 bn kWh1.71 m kWh 26.02 bn kWh2.56 m kWh
Energy imports:14.98 bn kWh2.58 m kWh 14.29 bn kWh1.40 m kWh
CO2 emissions:33.50 m t5,778.07 t 43.42 m t4,263.99 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+45 +46
Internet domain:.dk .se
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,439,695248 2,622,159257
Mobile phones:6,978,3481,204 12,519,3131,229
Internet server:4,297,000741 5,978,000587
Internet users:5,629,283971 9,817,563964



Climate

Detailed info for: Denmark and Sweden

Daytime temperatures:12.2 °C 9.4 °C
Nighttime temperatures:6.3 °C 1.6 °C
Water temperature:9.3 °C 8.5 °C
Relative humidity:82 % 80 %
Absolute humidity:8 g/m³ 6 g/m³
Rain days per year:116.4 110.4
Sunshine hours per day:4.7 4.9


Native languages

Danish:93.5 % n/a
Swedish:0.3 % 89.5 %
Finnish:n/a 2.4 %
North Slavic languages:n/a 1.3 %
Turkish:0.8 % n/a
Arabic:0.7 % 0.8 %
Spanish:n/a 0.6 %
Norwegian:0.3 % 0.5 %
German:0.5 % n/a
English:0.3 % n/a
other:3.6 % 4.9 %


Religions

Christianity:86.3 % 87.0 %
Islam:4.0 % n/a
Jewry:1.0 % 0.2 %
Buddhism:1.0 % n/a
other:7.7 % 12.8 %