Denmark, with a mixed market economy and a large welfare state, ranks as having the world's highest level of income equality. It has frequently ranked as the happiest and least corrupt country in the world. The national language, Danish, is closely related to Swedish and Norwegian, with which it shares strong cultural and historical ties.
According to international surveys, more than 90 percent of Danes are totally satisfied with their health service. The Danish healthcare system uses the most advanced methods available anywhere.