The total population of Denmark on 1 January 2016 stood at 5,707,300. Its population grew by 47,500 in 2015, largely due to inward migration.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of Denmark was estimated to be 6,400 (0.11% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 8,500 (0.15% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 6,400 in 1990 (0.11% of the wider population), and has therefore remained stable over 25 years during which the wider population has grown by nearly 9%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 522 Danes emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 9,500 Danes qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
Jewish communal life is concentrated in Copenhagen.