Indicators of economy in Denmark

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2018 was at about 11.072 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in Denmark reached 61.391 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 60.170 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in Denmark was in 2019 at around 0.76%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices of daily necessities are approximately 30.50% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 87 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2019

Unemployment rates Denmark

Economic performance 2018

 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP355.68 bn USD61,390.69 USD15,912.78 tn USD31,004.16 USD
Gross national product348.63 bn USD60,174.76 USD15,400.52 tn USD30,006.07 USD


11 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from Denmark. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 333: Novo Nordisk (Bagsværd)
Rank 398: Danske Bank (Copenhagen)
Rank 573: Orsted (Fredericia)
Rank 622: Møller-Maersk (Copenhagen)
Rank 729: Carlsberg (Copenhagen)
Rank 750: Vestas Wind Systems (Aarhus)
Rank 847: DSV Panalpina (Hedehusene)
Rank 1215: Coloplast (Humlebaek)
Rank 1580: Jyske Bank (Silkeborg)
Rank 1604: Novozymes (Copenhagen)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2018


GDP Denmark

Household debt and deficits 2018


 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt119.79 bn USD20,676.83 USD15,016.71 tn USD29,258.27 USD
Budget deficit-1.80 bn USD-310.07 USD117.16 bn USD228.27 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus

Debt budget development
Development of inflation
Corruption in Denmark
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2018

 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports197.86 bn USD34,150.83 USD8,712.92 bn USD16,976.10 USD
Imports176.47 bn USD30,459.50 USD8,121.06 bn USD15,822.93 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2018


Exports
Imports