Population of Denmark

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Denmark is 5,840,233 as of October 01, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Denmark is projected at 5,813,298 or 5.813 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Denmark is projected at 5,792,202 or 5.792 million people for the year 2020. Denmark ranks number 115th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Denmark is ranked 22nd among 48 countries in Europe.

Denmark's population will be increased year by year. The Denmark population is projected to reach 6.0 million in 2030 and increase further to 6.25 million in 2050 and 6.87 million by 2100. Denmark accounts for 0.074 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.167% in 1951 and is projected to decline by 0.063% by 2100.

Denmark was at 74th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 116th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Denmark population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20205,792,20220,3260.350.074
20215,813,29821,0960.360.074
20225,834,95021,6520.370.073
20235,856,93021,9800.380.073
20245,878,87621,9460.370.073
20255,900,49321,6170.370.072
20265,921,74421,2510.360.072
20275,942,67120,9270.350.071
20285,963,11220,4410.340.071
20295,982,89119,7790.330.071
20306,001,86718,9760.320.070
20316,019,97818,1110.300.070
20326,037,21417,2360.290.069
20336,053,57816,3640.270.069
20346,069,11315,5350.260.069
20356,083,84914,7360.240.068
20366,097,79913,9500.230.068
20376,110,96813,1690.220.068
20386,123,42812,4600.200.067
20396,135,27611,8480.190.067
20406,146,58911,3130.180.067
20416,157,40610,8170.180.067
20426,167,78410,3780.170.066
20436,177,83110,0470.160.066
20446,187,6289,7970.160.066
20456,197,2889,6600.160.065
20466,206,8639,5750.150.065
20476,216,3989,5350.150.065
20486,225,9489,5500.150.065
20496,235,5929,6440.150.064
20506,245,3749,7820.160.064
20516,255,3369,9620.160.064
20526,265,51210,1760.160.064
20536,275,90710,3950.170.064
20546,286,50110,5940.170.063
20556,297,29310,7920.170.063
20566,308,28410,9910.170.063
20576,319,50111,2170.180.063
20586,330,97711,4760.180.063
20596,342,74111,7640.190.063
20606,354,80912,0680.190.063
20616,367,18812,3790.190.063
20626,379,86912,6810.200.062
20636,392,84212,9730.200.062
20646,406,07013,2280.210.062
20656,419,53113,4610.210.062
20666,433,21713,6860.210.062
20676,447,09413,8770.220.062
20686,461,14714,0530.220.062
20696,475,35714,2100.220.062
20706,489,69814,3410.220.062
20716,504,15114,4530.220.062
20726,518,66714,5160.220.062
20736,533,17114,5040.220.062
20746,547,58314,4120.220.062
20756,561,81814,2350.220.062
20766,575,83514,0170.210.062
20776,589,63213,7970.210.062
20786,603,19313,5610.210.062
20796,616,48813,2950.200.062
20806,629,52313,0350.200.062
20816,642,29612,7730.190.062
20826,654,81112,5150.190.062
20836,667,05812,2470.180.062
20846,679,04511,9870.180.062
20856,690,75611,7110.180.062
20866,702,21511,4590.170.062
20876,713,45811,2430.170.062
20886,724,60011,1420.170.062
20896,735,78711,1870.170.062
20906,747,11711,3300.170.062
20916,758,66611,5490.170.062
20926,770,44211,7760.170.063
20936,782,42511,9830.180.063
20946,794,60412,1790.180.063
20956,806,98112,3770.180.063
20966,819,55912,5780.180.063
20976,832,36912,8100.190.063
20986,845,47013,1010.190.063
20996,858,95313,4830.200.063
21006,872,90813,9550.200.063

Denmark population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19504,268,271--0.168
19514,308,92140,6500.950.167
19524,346,18237,2610.860.165
19534,380,30134,1190.790.164
19544,411,65731,3560.720.162
19554,440,77829,1210.660.160
19564,468,34627,5680.620.158
19574,495,22126,8750.600.156
19584,522,33427,1130.600.155
19594,550,68228,3480.630.153
19604,581,10130,4190.670.151
19614,614,02732,9260.720.149
19624,649,34635,3190.770.148
19634,686,27936,9330.790.146
19644,723,62937,3500.800.144
19654,760,46036,8310.780.143
19664,796,48736,0270.760.141
19674,831,75235,2650.740.139
19684,866,06834,3160.710.137
19694,899,29133,2230.680.135
19704,931,24131,9500.650.133
19714,961,76230,5210.620.131
19724,990,54628,7840.580.130
19735,017,24826,7020.540.128
19745,041,41924,1710.480.126
19755,062,72921,3100.420.124
19765,081,26718,5380.370.122
19775,097,04515,7780.310.121
19785,109,69012,6450.250.119
19795,118,7079,0170.180.117
19805,123,9455,2380.100.115
19815,125,2981,3530.030.113
19825,123,349-1,949-0.040.111
19835,119,607-3,742-0.070.109
19845,116,058-3,549-0.070.107
19855,114,243-1,815-0.040.105
19865,114,6574140.010.103
19875,117,2772,6200.050.101
19885,122,4415,1640.100.100
19895,130,3617,9200.150.098
19905,141,11510,7540.210.097
19915,154,90813,7930.270.095
19925,171,65016,7420.320.094
19935,190,74219,0920.370.093
19945,211,33420,5920.400.092
19955,232,70421,3700.410.091
19965,254,86022,1560.420.090
19975,277,71122,8510.430.089
19985,300,37922,6680.430.089
19995,321,77421,3950.400.088
20005,341,19419,4200.360.087
20015,358,06216,8680.320.086
20025,372,80114,7390.280.085
20035,386,96814,1670.260.084
20045,402,76115,7930.290.084
20055,421,70218,9410.350.083
20065,444,28622,5840.420.082
20075,469,92125,6350.470.082
20085,497,72927,8080.510.081
20095,526,38828,6590.520.080
20105,554,84428,4560.510.080
20115,582,97828,1340.510.079
20125,610,90327,9250.500.079
20135,638,14527,2420.490.078
20145,664,19626,0510.460.078
20155,688,69524,4990.430.077
20165,711,34922,6540.400.077
20175,732,27420,9250.370.076
20185,752,12619,8520.350.075
20195,771,87619,7500.340.075