Copenhagen facts

Good to know about Copenhagen.

Gateway to Northern Europe:

  • Home of Europe’s most efficient airport.
  • World class metro takes you from the airport to the city centre in 15 minutes.
  • Fehmarn Belt will integrate Copenhagen and Northern Germany in 2023

Access to 3.8 million people:

  • 11 universities
  • 150,00 students and
  • 10,000 PhD students

Copenhagen is growing:

  • 20 percent population growth by 2025
  • 45,000 new housing units
  • 2.8 million m2 of retail, office, cultural and educational space to be built during this period

Green growth:

  • OECD: World leader in green growth
  • On its way to become carbon neutral by 2025
  • European Green Capital 2014


  • Monocle: Most liveable city in the world 2021
  • Danes are more content with their lives than people in any other OECD country
  • One of the world’s least corrupt countries and one of the most egalitarian societies


  • The World Bank: Europe’s easiest place to do business (2019)
  • Standard & Poor’s: AAA rating
  • Creative businesses in Copenhagen employ 70% more people than the European average