Comparing Criminal Justice Systems: Venezuela vs Denmark

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Comparing Criminal Justice Systems: Venezuela vs Denmark

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Background
Denmark
The small, European country of Denmark lies just on the border of the North and Baltic Seas upon the peninsula of Germany, also flanked by Norway and Sweden. It is less than twice the size of Massachusetts at 43,094 square kilometers. The weather is generally temperate, humid and overcast with windy winters and cool summers. Denmark’s natural resources include petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, chalk, stone, gravel and sand.

Denmark has a population of 5,484,723 with 65.9% between the ages of 15 and 64 years old. The population growth rate is 0.295%; they have a birth rate of 10.71 per 1000 people and a death rate of 10.25. The migration rate is 2.49 per 1000 people and the residents have a life expectancy of 78.13 years. The nationality of the people of Denmark is Dane, or Danish. The Danish ethnic groups include Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, and Somali. As far as religious beliefs, 95% of Denmark are Evangelical Lutheran, 3% other Christian including Protestant and Roman Catholic and 3% Muslim. The main languages spoken are Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic and German and the predominant second language is English. The Danes have a 99% literacy rate and the school life expectancy is 17 years. (CIA: World Fact book) Venezuela

Venezuela is a much larger country of 912,050 square kilometers and population 26,414,816 in Northern South America bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. It lies flush with Columbia, Brazil and Guyana. It is slightly more than twice the size of California with a tropical climate—hot and humid. 63.8% of the population is between the ages of 15 and 64 years old. The population growth rate is 1.498% with a birth rate of 20.92 per 1000 population and 5.1 deaths per 1000 population. The net migration rate is -.084 per 1000 population and their life expectancy from birth is 73.45 years.

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