ElectionGudie

Sept. 28, 2000 Held

3,503,525
Voted
Denmark

Kingdom of Denmark

Referendum

Results

87%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,503,525
Valid Votes:3,463,167
Invalid Votes:40,358

Provisions

This referendum asked voters if they agree with the adoption of the Euro to replace the Krone as Denmark's unit of currency.

Yes1,620,468

46.79

No1,842,699

53.21

More Info:

At stake in this Referendum:

  • Adoption of the euro to replace the Krone as Denmark's unit of currency.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen MARGRETHE II
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Poul Nyrup RASMUSSEN
  • Assembly: Denmark has a unicameral Parliament (Folketing) with 179 seats.

Main provisions in the Referendum:

  • Referendum on whether to adopt the Euro:
    • This referendum asked voters if they agree with the adoption of the Euro to replace the Krone as Denmark's unit of currency.

Electoral Requirements

  • A majority of overall votes cast are required for the referendum to be adopted.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 5,339,616 (2000)
  • Registered Voters: 3,999,706 (2000)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,696,506 (2000)

·         Is Denmark a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Denmark ratified CEDAW: Yes (21 April 1983)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: N/A

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 67 (following the 1998 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 4 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Denmark a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Denmark ratified CRPD: Yes (24 July 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 800,942 (est.)