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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 2019 was at about 11.429 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Denmark reached 60.170 US dollars per inhabitant, or 350.10 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Denmark is therefore currently ranked 38 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Denmark is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 13.

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 31.09% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 88 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2019

 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP350.10 bn USD60,170.34 USD15,626.45 tn USD30,381.17 USD
Gross national product372.10 bn USD63,951.43 USD16,026.52 tn USD31,158.99 USD


Denmark ranked 6th in the Bloomberg Innovation Index in 2021. The index is calculated annually and most recently included 60 countries. The front-runner was South Korea. 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 - 2019


Household debt and deficits 2019


 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt116.68 bn USD20,052.98 USD14,618.72 tn USD28,421.93 USD
Budget deficit-13.24 bn USD-2,274.98 USD148.52 bn USD288.76 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus


Im- and Exports 2019

 Denmark
Total
Denmark
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports171.74 bn USD29,516.71 USD8,073.39 bn USD15,696.41 USD
Exports194.94 bn USD33,503.18 USD8,622.21 bn USD16,763.44 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2019

Exports
Imports



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