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Global Trends and Issues Denmark & United Kingdom
Demographic <ul><li>Decline in growth of population since 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>The life expectancy in the UK is 76 years...
Economic <ul><li>Service based industry </li></ul><ul><li>Real growth in GDP of 2.9% in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Only 1.4% o...
Social and Cultural <ul><li>No extensive difference between rich and poor </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70% of UK inhabitant...
Technological <ul><li>51% of the UK inhabitants has a cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>The UK has the most modern television s...
Ecological <ul><li>British people are proud of the landscapes outside the cities </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources such ...
Political <ul><li>Constitutional monarchy, but unwritten </li></ul><ul><li>It’s being practiced partly trough statutes and...
Global Trends and Issues Summary of Europe
Demographic and economic <ul><li>Aging of people in most European countries </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio of employees to retire...
Social and Technological <ul><li>New countries entering the European Union </li></ul><ul><li>Social life on the Internet <...
Ecological and Political <ul><li>Increased awareness of the environment  </li></ul><ul><li>New sources of energy </li></ul...
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Denmark, the UK and a summary of the European Union.

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  1. 1. Global Trends and Issues Denmark & United Kingdom
  2. 2. Demographic <ul><li>Decline in growth of population since 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>The life expectancy in the UK is 76 years old for men and 81 years old for women. </li></ul><ul><li>Net migration of 55% </li></ul><ul><li>2006: Increase of more than 25% in the number of inhabitants that were born in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 5.5 million inhabitants, including Greenland </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy for men is 75.8 years old, for women this is 80.6 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>The inhabitants of Denmark exist of Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian and Somali people. </li></ul><ul><li>More people are leaving Denmark, than are coming in. </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  3. 3. Economic <ul><li>Service based industry </li></ul><ul><li>Real growth in GDP of 2.9% in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Only 1.4% of working people work in agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Total import value is is higher than the total export value </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the European Union, but not of the EMU </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore it has the Danish Krone instead of the Euro </li></ul><ul><li>One of the highest living standards in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Future issue: Ratio of employees to retirees </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  4. 4. Social and Cultural <ul><li>No extensive difference between rich and poor </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70% of UK inhabitants uses the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>UK business people are very formal in their way of doing business </li></ul><ul><li>Some older Danish people still dislike the Germans and therefore it’s better to communicate in English with them. </li></ul><ul><li>About 83% of the Danish people is member of the “Folkekirken”. Only 4% of Danish inhabitants is Muslim. </li></ul><ul><li>5th of June. Celebration of the introduction of a constitutional law </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  5. 5. Technological <ul><li>51% of the UK inhabitants has a cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>The UK has the most modern television station </li></ul><ul><li>Wind energy is one of the main ways to create energy </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark tries to become a clean country with less pollution and less Co2 emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Research on biomass to create energy   </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  6. 6. Ecological <ul><li>British people are proud of the landscapes outside the cities </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources such as gold and natural gas and coal </li></ul><ul><li>UK has already met the Kyoto protocol for Co2 reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Nitrogen and phosphorus pollution of the North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Pesticides in the drinking water </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  7. 7. Political <ul><li>Constitutional monarchy, but unwritten </li></ul><ul><li>It’s being practiced partly trough statutes and partly through law and practice </li></ul><ul><li>Not a member of the EMU </li></ul><ul><li>Constitutional monarchy with five regions </li></ul><ul><li>Not a member of the EMU </li></ul>United Kingdom Denmark
  8. 8. Global Trends and Issues Summary of Europe
  9. 9. Demographic and economic <ul><li>Aging of people in most European countries </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio of employees to retirees </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing immigration of non-Western immigrant </li></ul><ul><li>Credit crisis </li></ul><ul><li>High living standards in most Western-European countries </li></ul><ul><li>Service-based industries </li></ul>Demographic Economic
  10. 10. Social and Technological <ul><li>New countries entering the European Union </li></ul><ul><li>Social life on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>No extensive difference between rich and poor </li></ul><ul><li>Increased use of the Internet in several ways and in different platforms </li></ul><ul><li>A trend towards reduction of greenhouses gas emissions </li></ul>Social Technological
  11. 11. Ecological and Political <ul><li>Increased awareness of the environment </li></ul><ul><li>New sources of energy </li></ul><ul><li>More extremism in political parties, on the right wing as well as on the left wing </li></ul><ul><li>Increased EU-cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>No EU-constitution </li></ul>Ecological Political
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