Number of descendants in Denmark 2019, by country of origin

This statistic shows the number of descendants in Denmark in 2019, by country of origin. Most of the descendants in Denmark in 2018 had Turkey as their country of origin, amounting to almost 31 thousand individuals. The second most common country of origin was Lebanon, with around 14 thousand Danish inhabitants.

Number of descendants in Denmark in 2019, by country of origin

Number of descendants
Turkey 30,736
Lebanon 14,141
Pakistan 11,282
Iraq 11,230
Somalia 9,642
Poland 6,651
Bosnia and Herzegovina 6,605
Vietnam 6,269
Yugoslavia 6,044
Morocco 5,896
Syria 5,673
Afghanistan 5,317
Sri Lanka 4,946
Iran 4,357
Germany 3,716
Romania 3,506
China 2,435
Sweden 2,171
Macedonia 2,170
India 2,160
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Denmark

Survey time period

2019

Special properties

as of 1st of January, top 20 countries of origin

Supplementary notes

Descendants are defined as persons who were born in Denmark to parents who cannot be both born in Denmark and have Danish citizenship at the same time. If at least one of the parents who is born in Denmark obtains a Danish citizenship their children won't be classified as descendants. If parents who are born in Denmark keep a foreign citizenship, their children will be classified as descendants.

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