General profile: Denmark

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
5.734 Millions
6.603 DKK/US$
324 778 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 42 430 km²
1.15 %
2.20 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+7.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
85 121
96 440
95 484
102 532
Merchandise imports
75 581
83 052
85 624
92 913
Merchandise trade balance
9 540
13 388
9 860
9 619
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %72 %72 %4 %4 %19 %19 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
14 51710 8567 5385 9014 45614 51710 8567 5385 9014 456
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
43 861
61 626
64 405
(e) 64 939
Services imports
38 415
55 156
58 224
(e) 61 901
Services trade balance
5 445
6 469
6 181
(e) 3 037
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
61.6
61.8
56.9
(e) 55.5
Travel
12.0
9.5
10.4
(e) 11.5
Other services
25.7
27.8
31.8
(e) 32.1
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.2 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
264 467
321 995
301 298
324 778
GDP per capita, current US$
48 779
57 967
52 964
56 645
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.34
1.87
1.61
2.20
Current account balance, % of GDP
4.20
5.65
9.15
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
5.997
5.624
6.728
6.603
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
47.425.421.053.647.447.425.421.053.647.4
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+3.1 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
7 533.55
-8 977.40
3 616.13
-3 114.70
FDI outflows
12 979.94
1 371.63
9 420.02
10 030.75
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.33
0.33
0.42
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 268.51 268.51 255.11 255.11 376.61 376.61 217.11 217.11 273.61 273.61 357.01 357.01 077.51 077.51 218.91 218.91 295.51 295.5822.8822.8982.5982.5866.8866.81 080.01 080.0941.0941.0785.0785.0699.0699.0667.0667.0-3 115-3 115-159-1593 6163 6164 6824 68290890877677611 93911 939-8 977-8 9771 0451 045-742-7426 6386 6389 5319 5317 5347 534-10 716-10 7162 6112 6116 6376 63711 52311 52333 82333 8231 268.51 255.11 376.61 217.11 273.61 357.01 077.51 218.91 295.5822.8982.5866.81 080.0941.0785.0699.0667.0-3 115-1593 6164 68290877611 939-8 9771 045-7426 6389 5317 534-10 7162 6116 63711 52333 823FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
5.50
6.95
7.29
(e) 6.72
Balance, % of imports
13.11
15.94
15.07
(e) 13.93
Normalized balance
0.062
0.074
0.070
(e) 0.065
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
10310110410210310310194901051009789
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.924 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
9 033
13 814
16 454
17 212
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
24.25
26.76
52.28
55.84
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
734 000
750 000
821 100
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
4.94
3.65
3.66
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
10.29
7.96
7.68
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
(o) 7.31
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
o
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
***
Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018