The number of foreign citizens employed in Denmark has increased by 75,000 since 2014, according to figures from Statistics Denmark.

That means that one in ten people currently earning a living on the Danish labour market was born outside of Denmark, an increase from one in 14 a decade ago, media TV2 reports.

Figures used in the report come from the national statistics agency Statistics Denmark (DST).

In 2018, Poland, Romania, Turkey, and Germany were the top four contributing countries to Denmark’s foreign-national workforce, according to the figures. Lithuania, Syria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United Kingdom, Iraq, and Iran completed the top ten.

All ten countries, as well as Thailand, which was included in a graphic tweeted by DST, have seen an increased number of their citizens working in Denmark over the last five years.


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Source: The Local DK