Member of EU (EEC: 1972), participate in single market, custom union and Schengen.
Currency, Danske kroner (DKK). Denmark comply with the euro convergence criteria but opted not to implement third phase of ERM. Since 1982 fixed currency policy has been a cornerstone in Danish monetary policy. Central exchange rate to EUR 7.46038 +- 2.25%.
Economy size, 39th largest national economy in the world measured by nominal GDP and 60th measured by purchasing power parity.
Public debt (end 2017), 36.4% of GDP (EMU measure)
Credit rate, AAA at Moody, Standard & Poor´s and Fitch.
Unemployment rate, 3.9% (Aug. 18)
Trade, 70% of all trade is within EU.
GDP per capita (2016), 36.4 t€ (by purchase power standard). EU-28 avg. 29.0 t€
Gini-index (2015), 27.4. Avg. EU-28: 31.0. Denmark has one of the world’s lowest levels of income inequality
3rd on ease of doing business (World Bank Group 2018)
2nd on Transparency Internationals list of least corrupted countries (2017).
3rd on the list of the happiest countries in the world (world happiness report 2018)