Faroese Dane

A Faroese Dane is a resident of Denmark with a Faroese ethnic background.

Faroe Islands Faroese Dane Denmark
Føroysk-donsk
Total population
21,687 (2006)
Regions with significant populations
Copenhagen, Aalborg
Languages
Faroese, Danish
Religion
Lutheran
Related ethnic groups
Faroese, Icelanders, Norwegians, Swedes, Germans, Danes, Shetlanders, Orcadians, Irish, Scottish
Other Germanic or Celtic ethnic groups

StatisticsEdit

In 2006, 21,687 people of Faroese descent were recorded in Denmark, a figure almost half the population of the Faroe Islands.[1]

On average each year, not fewer than 240 Faroese move to Denmark from Faroe Islands, which is about 0.5% of the Faroese population.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Færøske unge flygter til Danmark" (in Danish). Politiken. 30 August 2006. Retrieved 7 November 2015.