Denmark

Results of the 26 May 2019 European elections

Political partyEuropean affiliationNumber of votesPercentage of votesNumber of seatsTrend compared with 2014
Liberal Party (V)Renew Europe23.50 %3
Social Democrats (SD)S&D21.50 %3
People’s Socialist Party - SFGreens/EFA13.20 %2
Social-liberal PartyRenew Europe10.10 %2
Danish People’s Party (DF)ECR10.70 %1
Conservative People’s Party EPP6.20 %1
Unity List – Red-Green AllianceGUE/NGL5.50 %1New

List of MEPs

European’s People Party - EPP
Pernille WEISSPeople's Conservative Party
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats - S&D
Niels FUGLSANGSocial-Democratic Party
Marianne VindSocial-Democratic Party
Christel SCHALDEMOSESocial-Democratic Party
Renew Europe - RE
Asger ChristensenLiberal Party
Morten LØKKEGAARDLiberal Party
Bergur Lokke RASMUSSENModerates
Karen MELCHIORIndependant
Morten Helveg PETERSENRadical Center
Erik POULSENLiberal Party
Greens/European Free Alliance - Greens-EFA
Margrete AUKENSocialist People's Party
Kira Marie PETER-HANSENSocialist People's Party
Identity and Democracy - ID
Anders PRIMDAHL VISTISENDanish People's Party
The Left group in the European Parliament - GUE/NGL
Nikolaj VILLMUSENDenmark
Enhedslisten
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Electoral Procedures

> Election Dates : 9 June 2024
> Number of MEPs : 15
> At what age can one vote? 18 years
> At what age can one be elected? 18 years
> Who can vote? European citizens living in Denmark

 

Electoral rules

> Voting method : Preferential vote
> Means for attributing seats : D’Hondt Method
> Can candidates be chosen from a list? Yes

 

Institutions and political situation

Constitutional monarchy, unicameral democratic parliament.

– Head of State: King Frederik X

– Prime Minister: Mette Frederiksen

 

Economy

Currency : Danish Crown (DKK) (exchange rate in September 2023: 1€ = 7.4673 DKK)
> GDP : €380 617 million (2022)
> GDP per capita (PPS) : €51 660 (1011)
> GDP Growth : 0.3% (June 2023)
> Unemployment: 2.5% (September 2023)
> Inflation : 0.9% (September 2023)
> Public Debt : 30.1% of GDP (December 2022)

 

Geography and population

Surface Area: 43,094 km²

Population: 5,9 million inhabitants (2023)

 

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