IFES
 

Sept. 28, 2000 Held

Denmark

Kingdom of Denmark

Referendum

Results

Voter Participation

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

Referendum Vote Share

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
Election Results Modified: May 10, 2024

General Information

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.)

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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