PESTLE Insights: Denmark - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Denmark - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 25.8% to Denmark’s gross value added (GVA) in 2018, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (18.1%), and wholesale, retail and hotels (14.7%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 3.7%, 2.8% and 3.2%, respectively, in 2019.

Four major provinces generated 52.6% of Denmark’s GDP and were home to 51.3% of the country’s population, as of 2017

Financial intermediation was the top investment sector in Denmark in 2018


  • Denmark has well developed rail, road, sea and air transport infrastructure, which connects all of the country’s cities, and provides easy access to other major cities in Europe and worldwide. The country ranked eighth out of 160 nations in the infrastructure segment of the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index ranking for 2018.
  • Overall, the OMX Copenhagen 20 index exhibited an upward trend over the last year. As of November 9, 2019, the index stood at 1,098.02, compared to 937.54 on November 9, 2018.
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

List of Exhibits
Did You Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Denmark’s Performance in terms of its Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Western Europe and the World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index
Exhibit 4: OMX Copenhagen 20 (November 2018 - November 2019)
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors’ Contribution to the Economy (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows (Q1 2014-Q2 2019) and FDI Inflow Stock by Sector (2016-2018)
Exhibit 7: FDI Stock by Country (2016-2018) and Share of FDI by Country (2018)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2018)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2015-2018)
Exhibit 14: Nuclear Reactors and Boilers, % of World Total (2018)
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (October 2011 - October 2019)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (2000, 2010, 2020)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population (2000, 2010, 2020)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (2000, 2010, 2020)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate (2018)
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Persons (2018)
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports) (2018)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Denmark 2020
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) (2018)
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2010-2017)

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