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Demographic Overview

General Information

Population (2013)
Denmark Proper: 5.61 million
Faeroe Islands: 49,700
Greenland: 57,000
Population Growth Rate: 0.4%

Religion and Government System
Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 80%, No affiliation 13%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 5%, Muslim 2%
Government System: Constitutional Monarchy
Head of State: Queen Margrethe II
Head of Government: Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Socialdemokraterne)

Language and local currency
Languages: Danish, English (the predominant second language), Faroese, Greenlandic, German (small minority)
Work Week: 37 hours, Monday through Friday
Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)


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