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Nationality: Noun--Dane(s). Adjective--Danish.
Population (2002): 5.384 million.
Annual growth rate: 0.3%.
Ethnic groups: Scandinavian, German, Inuit, Faroese.
Religion membership: Evangelical Lutheran 84.3%. Catholics, Jews, other protestant denominations and Moslems account for approximately 5%. Languages: Danish, some German, Faroese, Greenlandic. English is the predominant second language.
Education: Years compulsory--9. Attendance--100%. Literacy--100%.
Health: Infant mortality rate (2001)--4.9/1,000. Life expectancy--men 75 years, women 79 years.
Work force (2002): 2.8 million. Employment: industry, construction, mining and utilities--23%; government--34%; private services--38%; agriculture and fisheries--4%.