The Danish economy has been growing above 2% in recent years and the steady expansion is projected to continue. Living standards and wellbeing rank among the highest across OECD countries in most dimensions.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Denmark decreased by 0.2 percentage points, from 46.2% in 2016 to 46.0% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
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Denmark had the 20th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Denmark faced a tax wedge of 36.3% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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