What were the consequences?

The population in Denmark according to citizenship and origin, 1st of January 2006

By 2006 the effect of immigration was, that 8 % of population in Denmark came from other ethnic background than Danish. About 2/3 of these people had their origin in the Middle East. Most of them settled in the large cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus and Odense.

 Number of persons  Percent  
  Danish citizenship Foreign citizenship Total Danish citizenship Foreign citizenship Total
Total population 50.157.408 270.051 5.427.459 95,0 5,0 100
Persons with Danish origin 4.957.171 7.053 4.964.224 99,9 0,1 100
Immigrants and 2nd generation 200.237 262.998 462.235 46,5 53,5 100
Examples            
Turkey 25.841 29.709 55.550 46,5 53,5 100
Iraq 9.189 17.733 26.922 34,1 65,9 100
Germany 12.577 13.298 25.875 48,6 51,4 100
Lebanon 17.890 4.619 22.509 79,5 20,5 100
Bosnia 8.537 12.415 20.952 55,3 44,7 100
Pakistan 10.658 8.626 19.284 55,3 44,7 100
Yugoslavia
(former)
7.547 9.868 17.415 43,3 56,7 100
Somalia 6.816 9.748 16.564 41,1 58,9 100
Norway 4.106 11.638 15.744 26,1 73,9 100
Poland 7.094 7.586 14.680 48,3 51,7 100
Iran 9.967 4.422 14.389 69,3 30,7 100
Vietnam 8.688 4.181 12.869 67,5 32,5 100
Afghanistan 1.973 9.273 11.246 17,5 82,5 100

 

Europe for Citizens ProgrammeHistoriana is developed by EUROCLIO and partners with the support of the Europe for Citizens programme of the European Union. This website reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. EUROCLIO has tried to contact all copyright holders of material published on Historiana, please contact copyright@historiana.eu in case copyright material has been unrighfully used.