Total population in Denmark 2008-2019

From 2008 to 2016, the population of Denmark increased slightly. Since 2017, it remained stable at around 5.8 million inhabitants. The number of female inhabitants has been slightly higher in all years during this period and amounted to about 2.92 million women as of 1st of January 2019, while there were roughly 2.89 million male inhabitants registered.

 Population of Sweden

  In the neighboring Nordic country Sweden, the number of inhabitants increased by nearly one million during the period from 2008 to 2018. By the end of 2018, the Swedish population reached just over ten million people. Among them, 5.14 million were men and 5.09 million were women. Since 2015, the number of male inhabitants was slightly higher than the number of female inhabitants.

Population of Norway

In Norway, the population also grew in the past years. In 2019, the number of inhabitants peaked at 5.33 million people. Ten years before, there were 4.8 million Norwegians. In the beginning of this year, 2.69 million men and 2.64 million women lived in the country. During the period from 2009 to 2019, the number of male and female Norwegians was relatively close.

Total population in Denmark from 2008 to 2019

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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

For this statistic, the values reported by the source have been rounded.

Statistic shows number of inhabitants as of 1st of January for each year.

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