Number of immigrants in Denmark in 2019, by country of origin
Number of immigrants in Denmark 2019, by country of origin
What were the top 20 countries of origin of immigrants living in Denmark as of 2019? The biggest group of immigrants living in Denmark were from Poland, with more than 41 thousand people living in Denmark on January 1, 2019. The second and third biggest immigrant groups were from Syria and Turkey, amounting to almost 36 thousand and 33 thousand people respectively. Only one Nordic country was represented within the ten biggest group of immigrants in Denmark this year, namely Norway, with close to 16 thousand Norwegians living in Denmark.
Number of immigrants in Denmark in 2019, by country of origin
Number of immigrants
Poland 41,497
Syria 35,862
Turkey 33,083
Germany 30,321
Romania 28,543
Iraq 21,859
Iran 17,075
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16,956
Norway 15,697
United Kingdom 15,263
Pakistan 14,379
Sweden 14,279
Afghanistan 13,771
Lithuania 13,209
Lebanon 12,935
China 12,116
Thailand 11,848
India 11,752
Somalia 11,585
Ukraine 11,148
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Denmark

Survey time period

January 1, 2019

Special properties

top 20 countries

Supplementary notes

Immigrants are defined as people born abroad who currently reside in Denmark and whose parents are not Danish citizens and are not born in Denmark. If there is no information about one of the parents and the person was born abroad, the person is perceived as an immigrant.

Number of immigrants in Denmark 2019, by country of origin
What were the top 20 countries of origin of immigrants living in Denmark as of 2019? The biggest group of immigrants living in Denmark were from Poland, with more than 41 thousand people living in Denmark on January 1, 2019. The second and third biggest immigrant groups were from Syria and Turkey, amounting to almost 36 thousand and 33 thousand people respectively. Only one Nordic country was represented within the ten biggest group of immigrants in Denmark this year, namely Norway, with close to 16 thousand Norwegians living in Denmark.
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