Denmark Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Denmark life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Denmark in 2020 is 80.97 years, a 0.18% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Denmark in 2019 was 80.82 years, a 0.18% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Denmark in 2018 was 80.68 years, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Denmark in 2017 was 80.57 years, a 0.13% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Hong Kong 84.89
Japan 84.67
Macao 84.30
Switzerland 83.84
Singapore 83.66
Spain 83.61
Italy 83.57
Australia 83.50
Channel Islands 83.14
Iceland 83.07
South Korea 83.06
Israel 83.04
Sweden 82.87
France 82.73
Malta 82.60
Canada 82.52
Norway 82.48
New Zealand 82.36
Ireland 82.35
Netherlands 82.35
Luxembourg 82.31
Greece 82.31
Portugal 82.11
Finland 81.98
Belgium 81.70
Austria 81.63
Germany 81.41
United Kingdom 81.40
Slovenia 81.39
Cyprus 81.05
Denmark 80.97
Taiwan 80.53
Qatar 80.30
Chile 80.27
Puerto Rico 80.19
Guam 80.16
Barbados 79.27
Curacao 78.94
United States 78.93
Poland 78.78
Estonia 78.75
Panama 78.58
Croatia 78.56
UAE 78.03
Uruguay 77.99
Oman 77.95
French Polynesia 77.72
New Caledonia 77.63
Bahrain 77.35
Antigua and Barbuda 77.08
Hungary 76.90
Argentina 76.74
Aruba 76.36
Lithuania 75.95
Kuwait 75.54
Latvia 75.32
Saudi Arabia 75.22
Bahamas 73.95
Trinidad and Tobago 73.55
Seychelles 73.47
Denmark - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 80.97 0.180%
2019 80.82 0.180%
2018 80.68 0.130%
2017 80.57 0.130%
2016 80.46 0.130%
2015 80.36 0.130%
2014 80.25 0.130%
2013 80.14 0.390%
2012 79.83 0.390%
2011 79.52 0.390%
2010 79.20 0.400%
2009 78.89 0.400%
2008 78.58 0.320%
2007 78.33 0.320%
2006 78.08 0.320%
2005 77.84 0.320%
2004 77.59 0.320%
2003 77.34 0.310%
2002 77.10 0.310%
2001 76.86 0.310%
2000 76.62 0.310%
1999 76.38 0.320%
1998 76.14 0.240%
1997 75.96 0.240%
1996 75.78 0.240%
1995 75.59 0.240%
1994 75.41 0.240%
1993 75.23 0.130%
1992 75.13 0.130%
1991 75.04 0.130%
1990 74.94 0.130%
1989 74.85 0.130%
1988 74.75 0.080%
1987 74.69 0.080%
1986 74.63 0.080%
1985 74.56 0.080%
1984 74.50 0.080%
1983 74.44 0.050%
1982 74.40 0.050%
1981 74.36 0.050%
1980 74.32 0.050%
1979 74.28 0.050%
1978 74.24 0.160%
1977 74.12 0.160%
1976 74.00 0.170%
1975 73.87 0.170%
1974 73.75 0.170%
1973 73.63 0.190%
1972 73.49 0.190%
1971 73.35 0.190%
1970 73.21 0.190%
1969 73.07 0.190%
1968 72.93 0.150%
1967 72.82 0.150%
1966 72.72 0.150%
1965 72.61 0.150%
1964 72.51 0.150%
1963 72.40 0.090%
1962 72.33 0.090%
1961 72.27 0.090%
1960 72.20 0.090%
1959 72.14 0.090%
1958 72.07 0.280%
1957 71.87 0.280%
1956 71.67 0.280%
1955 71.46 0.280%
1954 71.26 0.280%
1953 71.06 0.290%
1952 70.86 0.290%
1951 70.66 0.290%
1950 70.45 0.000%