Denmark Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 by City Immigrants

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Denmark Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017

Denmark Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017

According to 1988 figures from Statistics Denmark, 89.77% of Denmark’s population of over 5,580,516 was of Danish descent, defined as having at least one parent who was born in Denmark and has Danish citizenship.Denmark Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 Many of the remaining 10.4% were immigrants—or descendants of recent immigrants (defined as people born in Denmark from migrant parents, or parents without Danish citizenship) —less than a third of whom are from the neighbouring Scandinavian countries and Germany. Over two-thirds include people from Turkey, Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Asia, and from Western Asia. More than 590 000 individuals (10.4%) are migrants and their descendants (142 000 second generation migrants born in Denmark.

According to Mete Feridun, immigration has implications for the labour market in Denmark. Moreover, according to the figures from Danmarks Statistik, crime rate among refugees and their descendants is 73% higher than for the male population average, even when taking into account their socioeconomic background. A report from Teori- og Metodecentret from 2006 found that seven out of ten young people placed on the secured youth institutions in Denmark are immigrants (with 40 percent of them being refugees).


 Denmark demographics Population by Religion

Religion in Denmark (Eurobarometer 2012)

  Protestantism

64%

  Catholic Church

1%

  Other Christian

6%

  Agnostic/Non-religious

16%

  Atheist

9%

  Islam

1%

  Buddhism

1%

  Other religion

1%

  Not stated

1%

 


 Denmark demographics Population by Immigrants

 Denmark has 5.6 million inhabitants . Of the Danish population 11 % are immigrants and descendants, and almost 7 % have a non-western background.
Among citizens in Denmark age is distributed as follows:
– 25 % of the population is 0-19 years old
– 50 % of the population is 20-59 years old
– 25 % of the population is 60+ years old


 Denmark demographics Population by Race
.

Denmark Ethinic groups

Scandinavian

Inuit

Faroese

German

Turkish

Iranian

Somali

Denmark Population by City
.

City

Population

Copenhagen

1,153,615

Arhus

237,551

Odense

145,931

Aalborg

122,219

Frederiksberg

95,029

Esbjerg

72,205

Randers

55,780

Kolding

55,363

Vejle

51,177

Horsens

50,074

 

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