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The Danish sustainability indicators

The Danish sustainability indicators are a supplement to the “Global Goals for Sustainable Development”. They are the result of the project Our Goals, which put the UN Global Goals in a Danish context. The Danish indicators show what the Danes find important when it comes to social, economic and resource-related sustainability in Denmark.

Read the completion report: Make Global Goals Our Goals.

Statistics Denmark and the 2030-Panel have published 197 new Danish indicators to translate the 17 UN Global Goals into a Danish context. The indicators are based on input from more than 6,000 Danish companies, organisations, researchers and dedicated citizens. Read the report and see the Danes’ approach to sustainable development in Denmark.

For questions and other requests for the Our Goals project as well as the completion report, write to: Verdensmaal@dst.dk

 
Goal 1: No poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
1.2.1
Living below the absolute poverty line

Proportion living below the absolute poverty line

Proportion living below the absolute poverty line

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of people living below the absolute poverty line.
Last updated: 15-10-2020
1.2.2
Material wants

Proportion of population with material wants

Proportion of population with material wants

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Definition

The data shows partly the proportion of the population (minimum 16 years) who stated that they could not afford: replace wornout clothing, meet with friends or Family, participate regurlarly in leisure activities or go to the dentist if needed, and partly the proportion of the population (regardless of age) whose household, for economic reasons, was not able to: do not have a car for private use, can not pay an unforeseen expense up to DKK 10,000, can not take at least one week's vacation annually.

Last updated: 21-10-2020
1.2.3
Persons in the low-income group

Proportion of persons in the low-income group

Proportion of persons in the low-income group

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Definition
The figure shows the development in the proportion of persons in all age groups who have been living below the relative poverty line defined by having an equivalent disposable income of less than 50 per cent of the median income in the year in question, one, two, three and four years in a row.
Last updated: 21-10-2020
1.3.1
Social security benefits

Proportion of the working-age population on social security benefits

Proportion of the working-age population on social security benefits

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Definition
The figure shows the development in the proportion of the population of working age (16-64 years) on public support (excluding the student allowance).
Last updated: 24-07-2020
1.3.2
Longterm social security benefits

Proportion of the population of working age on longterm social security benefits

Proportion of the population of working age on longterm social security benefits

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Definition
The figure shows the trends in the proportion of the population of working age (16-64 years) on longterm social security benefits.
Last updated: 05-08-2020
1.4.1
Proportion of the net wealth

Proportion of the net wealth for population over the age of 18

Proportion of the net wealth for population over the age of 18

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Definition

The data shows the trend in average net wealth for people over the age of 18 as well as the decile limits.

Last updated: 21-10-2020
1.5.1
Members of an unemployment insurance fund

Proportion of the population (16-64 years) who are members of an unemployment insurance fund

Proportion of the population (16-64 years) who are members of an unemployment insurance fund

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Definition
The data shows the trend in proportion of the population (16-64 years) who are members of an unemployment insurance fund.
Last updated: 23-07-2020
Goal 2: Zero hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
2.3.1
Profit rate in agriculture

Profit rate in agriculture

Profit rate in agriculture

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Definition
The data shows the development in the profit rate in agriculture for all full-time and part-time farms.
Last updated: 28-09-2020
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
3.2.1
Birth weight

Birth weight for live-born babies

Birth weight for live-born babies

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Definition
The data shows the spread of birth weights for live-born babies, both single and multiple births.
Last updated: 10-07-2020
3.4.2
Days of absence

Number of days of absence per full-time employee per year, by age group and sex

Number of days of absence per full-time employee per year, by age group and sex

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Definition
The data shows the development in the average number of days of absence from work due to illness per full-time employee per year, by age group and sex.
Last updated: 23-10-2020
3.5.2
Treatment for substance abuse

Number of people who received treatment for substance abuse

Number of people who received treatment for substance abuse

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the number of people who received treatment for substance abuse, by sex.
Last updated: 28-09-2020
3.6.1
Chriminal decisions

Number of criminal decisions, by nature of the offence

Number of criminal decisions, by nature of the offence

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The data shows the number of criminal decisions under the Danish Road Traffic Act, by the nature of the offence.

Last updated: 25-03-2021
3.6.2
Road traffic accidents

Number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents, by means of transport

Number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents, by means of transport

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of people killed or seriously injured in traffic accidents, by means of transport. The data are based on cases reported to and thus registered by the police. Statistics Denmark notes that there may be some underreporting of accidents resulting in injuries.
Last updated: 18-06-2020
3.7.3
Women in Denmark at first birth giving

Average age of women in Denmark at first birth giving

Average age of women in Denmark at first birth giving

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Definition
The data shows the development in age at first birth giving for women in Denmark.
Last updated: 25-02-2021
3.8.3
General practitioners

Number of general practitioners per 100,000 inhabitants

Number of general practitioners per 100,000 inhabitants

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of general practitioners per 100,000 inhabitants, by region.
Last updated: 10-07-2020
3.8.4
Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, by sex

Life expectancy at birth, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the trends in life expectancy at birth in Denmark.
Last updated: 17-02-2021
Goal 4: Quality education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
4.1.1
Completed education

Proportion of 18-year-olds who have completed lower secondary school and proportion of 25-year-olds who have completed upper secondary school or vocational education and training

Proportion of 18-year-olds who have completed lower secondary school and proportion of 25-year-olds who have completed upper secondary school or vocational education and training

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of 18-year-olds who completed lower school and the proportion of 25-year-olds who have completed upper secondary school or vocational education and training, by sex
Last updated: 22-10-2020
4.2.1
Preschool personnel

Proportion of preschool personnel with a relevant qualification by job title

Proportion of preschool personnel with a relevant qualification by job title

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of early childhood personnel in municipal and independent preschool institutions that have an early childhood teaching qualification. For the purposes of the indicator, an early childhood teaching qualification is defined as an early childhood teaching assistant certificate or diploma; a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education; postgraduate qualifications in pedagogy/education. Proportion is calculated as full-time equivalent staff.
Last updated: 05-08-2020
4.3.1
Vocational qualification

Proportion of 35-year-olds with a vocational qualification

Proportion of 35-year-olds with a vocational qualification

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of 35-year-olds who have a vocational qualification. A vocational qualification means all forms of formal post-secondary further education, including vocational education and training (VET), diplomas, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and PhDs.
Last updated: 25-07-2020
4.3.2
Drop out of a programme of study

Proportion of students who drop out of a programme of study within five years of commencing

Proportion of students who drop out of a programme of study within five years of commencing

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of students who commenced a programme of study but had discontinued it within five years. Switching between courses on the same level does not count as a dropout.
Last updated: 25-07-2020
4.4.2
Adults in continuing education

Number of course participants and full-time students in adult and continuing education

Number of course participants and full-time students in adult and continuing education

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the number of course participants and full-time students in adult and continuing education.
Last updated: 05-06-2020
4.5.1
Vocational qualification

Proportion of 35-year-olds with a vocational qualification by parents¿ level of education

Proportion of 35-year-olds with a vocational qualification by parents¿ level of education

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of 35-year-olds who have a vocational qualification according to parents’ highest completed level of education. The categories of highest levels of education of parents include: lower secondary school; upper secondary education; VET; shorter higher education course such as a diploma; bachelor’s degree or equivalent; master’s degree or PhD.
Last updated: 21-10-2020
Goal 5: Gender equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
5.2.1
Women¿s crisis shelter

Number of stays of at least one day at a women¿s crisis shelter, by country of ancestry

Number of stays of at least one day at a women¿s crisis shelter, by country of ancestry

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of stays of at least one day at Danish women’s crisis shelters during a calendar. Stays with children are included in the totals.
Last updated: 14-09-2020
5.2.4
Victims of sexual offences and violent crimes

Number of victims of sexual offences and violent crimes per 100,000 population, by sex

Number of victims of sexual offences and violent crimes per 100,000 population, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of victims of offences against the person, including violent crimes and sexual offences per 100,000 population, by sex and type of crime.
Last updated: 10-03-2021
5.4.1
Maternity/paternity benefits

Average number of days that mothers and fathers receive maternity/paternity benefits

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the average number of days that maternity/paternity benefits are received by the mother and father, respectively, (only includes individuals who are entitled to maternity/ paternity benefits).
Last updated: 09-10-2020
5.4.2
Absent from work due to a child¿s illness

Average number of days absent from work due to a child¿s illness, per full-time equivalent

Average number of days absent from work due to a child¿s illness, per full-time equivalent

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Definition
The data shows the average number of days of absence from work per full-time equivalent employee per year due to a child’s illness, by sex. The survey only includes employees who have at least one child living at the address and thus has the possibility of having to be absent on the grounds of a child’s illness.
Last updated: 18-12-2020
5.a.1
Pension wealth

Average total pension wealth, by sex

Average total pension wealth, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the trends in average pension wealth, by sex. Pension wealth is made up of the sum of the assets in all the pension schemes that a person has. For schemes that are taxed at the time they are withdrawn, the amount is reduced by 40 per cent in order to better compare them with schemes that are taxed in advance (when savings are deposited). For civil servant pension wealth, the estimated value of the accrued pension rights is used.
Last updated: 10-12-2020
5.a.2
Self-employed

Proportion of self-employed relative to total workers, by sex

Proportion of self-employed relative to total workers, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of the self-employed relative to the total number of employed persons in the age group 16-64 years.
Last updated: 10-07-2020
5.b.1
ICT specialists and basic digital skills

Distribution of ICT specialists, by sex and proportion of the population between 16 and 74 years of age with basic digital skills

Distribution of ICT specialists, by sex and proportion of the population between 16 and 74 years of age with basic digital skills

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The data shows the development of the gender distribution among information, communication and technology (ICT) specialists and the proportion of the population between 16 and 74 years of age with basic digital skills. Digital skills are assessed on the basis of activities carried out on the internet in four areas: information, communication, problem solving and content creation.

Last updated: 23-10-2020
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
6.1.1
Expenditure on water and wastewater

Households¿ average annual expenditure on water and wastewater as a share of household income

Households¿ average annual expenditure on water and wastewater as a share of household income

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Definition
The data shows the trend in households’ average annual expenditure on water and wastewater as a share of household income.
Last updated: 17-10-2020
6.4.1
Water consumption

Water consumption by supply source

Water consumption by supply source

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Definition
The data shows the development in the total water consumption by the source of supply.
Last updated: 26-11-2020
Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
7.1.1
Homes heated with oil-fired central heating

Proportion of homes heated with oil-fired central heating

Proportion of homes heated with oil-fired central heating

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the proportion of homes that use oil-fired central heating as the primary heating source.
Last updated: 24-07-2020
7.2.1
Renewable energy

Share of total energy consumption of renewable energy, by sector

Share of total energy consumption of renewable energy, by sector

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Definition
The data shows the share of the total energy consumption of households, the industrial sector, the transport sector and the public sector that is from renewable energy sources.
Last updated: 22-10-2020
7.a.1
Climate and energy research

Private funds used for climate and energy research

Private funds used for climate and energy research

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Definition
The data shows the amount of private funds used for research and development within climate and energy research.
Last updated: 22-10-2020
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
8.1.1
Labour productivity

Growth in labour productivity in Denmark, total economy

Growth in labour productivity in Denmark, total economy

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the annual growth rate of labour productivity as a percentage (2010 prices, chained values). The growth rates for labour productivity are based on real gross value added (GVA) per hour worked.
Last updated: 31-03-2021
8.1.2
Real disposable GNI

Real disposable GNI per capita

Real disposable GNI per capita

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Definition
The data shows the trend in real disposable GNI per capita, in 2010 prices.
Last updated: 06-11-2020
8.1.3
Real disposable NNI

Real disposable NNI per capita

Real disposable NNI per capita

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Definition
The data shows the trend in real disposable NNI per capita, in 2010 prices.
Last updated: 06-11-2020
8.2.1
Start-ups

Proportion of start-ups still operating after two years

Proportion of start-ups still operating after two years

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Definition
The data shows the development in the share of start-ups still operating after two years. The data for the respective years show the proportion of the enterprises that were established two years before and that were still in existence two years later.
Last updated: 06-11-2020
8.2.2
Entry and exit of firms

Rate of entry and exit of firms

Rate of entry and exit of firms

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the share of the total number of enterprises at year end that were newly started during the year, called the entry rate, as well as the share of enterprise closures during the year relative to the total number of enterprises at the beginning of the year.
Last updated: 10-11-2020
8.5.1
Employers with employees in supported employment

Proportion of employers with employees in supported employment, by organisation sector and size

Proportion of employers with employees in supported employment, by organisation sector and size

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the proportion of organisations with supported employees by employer size. ‘+100’ indicates that the enterprise or public sector entity has more than 100 employees. ‘Public all entities’ and ‘total private’ indicate the proportion of total supported employment regardless of size.
Last updated: 17-11-2020
8.5.2
Employment rate

Employment rate

Employment rate

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Definition

The data shows the trends in the employment rate, by sex and ancestry.

Last updated: 26-11-2020
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
9.2.1
Employed in businesses

Proportion employed in businesses by sector

Proportion employed in businesses by sector

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of persons employed in businesses, i.e. both those with main jobs and various side jobs, calculated as full-time equivalent employees, by sector, in Denmark.
Last updated: 24-11-2020
9.2.2
People employed in green goods and services

Proportion of people employed in green goods and services

Proportion of people employed in green goods and services

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of employees producing or delivering green goods and services. Green goods and services are products or services that have a direct environmental or resource-saving purpose, for example, wastewater treatment and production of wind turbines, as well as products that are clean and/or resource-efficient, so that they pollute and/or consume less than other products with the same main purpose, for example, production of low-energy houses.
Last updated: 02-12-2020
9.3.1
SMEs, applied for finance

Proportion of SMEs that have applied for finance according to types of finance and outcome

Proportion of SMEs that have applied for finance according to types of finance and outcome

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of SMEs that applied for and obtained different types of financing. Loan finance includes, for example, loans from commercial, savings and mortgage banks or from the enterprise owner(s). Equity finance is funds or other assets that are given in return for part ownership or shares in the enterprise. Other finance includes overdrafts, lines of credit, and leasing and trade credits from suppliers. SMEs are defined as enterprises with fewer than 250 full-time employees.
Last updated: 31-10-2019
9.4.1
Emissions of CO2e

Emissions of CO2e relative to gross value added, excluding burning of biomass, by sector

Emissions of CO2e relative to gross value added, excluding burning of biomass, by sector

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Definition
The data shows the development in CO2e emissions relative to gross value added in tonnes per DKKm, disaggregated by business sector. CO2e emissions are exclusive of burning of biomass.
Last updated: 07-08-2020
9.4.2
Emissions of CO2e from transport

Annual emissions of CO2e from transport

Annual emissions of CO2e from transport

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Definition

The data shows the development in annual emissions of CO2e. The figure shows the development in annual emissions of CO2e in the transport sector disaggregated by different types of transport. The figures are exclusive of biomass. The tables shows - in addition to the data from the figure - also the development in annual CO2e emissions from the total transport sector and from the international transport by Danish ships, aircraft and land vehicles as well as the total CO2e emissions.

Last updated: 18-09-2020
9.5.1
Business sector expenditure on research

Development in business sector expenditure on own research and development, by sector

Development in business sector expenditure on own research and development, by sector

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Definition
The data shows the development in expenditure by the business sector on own research and development in DKKm, by sector, based on Statistics Denmark’s industry codes.
Last updated: 10-11-2020
9.5.2
Innovative enterprises

Proportion of innovative enterprises, by sector

Proportion of innovative enterprises, by sector

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Definition
The data shows, for the business sectors, the proportion of enterprises that were innovative, either product-only innovative, process-only innovative or both.
Last updated: 17-12-2020
Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries
10.1.1
The Palma ratio

Trends in the Palma ratio and the average equivalent disposable income, by deciles for the whole population

Trends in the Palma ratio and the average equivalent disposable income, by deciles for the whole population

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the Palma ratio based on equivalent disposable income.
Last updated: 22-10-2020
10.2.1
Candidates for elections - sex

Proportion of nominated and elected candidates for parliamentary, municipal and regional elections, by sex

Proportion of nominated and elected candidates for parliamentary, municipal and regional elections, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the development in nominated and elected candidates for the parliamentary elections and for the municipal and regional elections, by sex.
Last updated: 08-09-2020
10.2.2
Candidates for elections - ancestry

Proportion of nominated and elected candidates and composition of the population, by ancestry

Proportion of nominated and elected candidates and composition of the population, by ancestry

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Definition
The data shows the development in nominated and elected candidates for the parliamentary elections and for the municipal and regional elections, by persons of Danish origin, immigrants and descendants. The figure also shows the development in the composition of the population by ancestry.
Last updated: 08-09-2020
10.2.3
Candidates for elections - education

Distribution of candidates nominated for the Danish Parliament and the population aged over 15, by highest completed level of education

Distribution of candidates nominated for the Danish Parliament and the population aged over 15, by highest completed level of education

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Definition
The data shows the distribution of candidates nominated for the Danish Parliamentary elections, by highest completed level of education, and the distribution in the population in general.
Last updated: 05-08-2020
10.3.1
Income as child and adult

Relationship between income decile in the childhood home and income decile for 35-year-olds

Relationship between income decile in the childhood home and income decile for 35-year-olds

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Definition

The data shows the distribution of income deciles for 35-year-olds according to the income decile of their childhood home at age 10. The figure shows only the most recent year. The x-axis of the figure shows the persons the income decile as 35-year-old while the values on the y-axis shows the persons as a 10-year-old.

Last updated: 24-10-2020
10.3.2
Hourly earnings

Average, standard hourly earnings, by sex

Average, standard hourly earnings, by sex

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Definition
The data shows the trends in average standard hourly earnings, by sex. The standard hourly wage indicates approximately the wage that has been agreed or the wage that the worker receives for each normal hour he or she works. The standard hourly earnings are independent of the number of hours of absence and overtime hours.
Last updated: 28-08-2020
10.7.1
Immigration - work

Number of persons who immigrate to Denmark annually to work, by type of work permit and sex

Number of persons who immigrate to Denmark annually to work, by type of work permit and sex

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of people who immigrate to Denmark annually to work, by sex. Data are disaggregated by ’EU/EEA, permit’, which includes EU citizens working in Denmark, and ’Work permit’, which includes all non-EU citizens who hold a visa permitting them to live and work in Denmark.
Last updated: 31-03-2021
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
11.1.1
Financial burden of the cost of housing

Perceived financial burden of the cost of housing

Perceived financial burden of the cost of housing

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of the population that perceives cost of housing to be a heavy burden, somewhat of a burden or no problem, by income groups divided into five quintiles. Only one adult per household was interviewed. Answers are assumed to cover all household members. The figures are based on a sample and thus subject to some statistical uncertainty.
Last updated: 23-02-2021
11.1.2
Financial burden of housing

Financial burden of housing

Financial burden of housing

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the financial burden of the cost of housing for homeowners in Denmark. The financial burden of housing is calculated as the ratio between housing costs and disposable income. The housing costs include interest expenses and taxes, but not repayments of the principal part of home loans. The data are for private individuals who live in dwellings (houses and apartments) that they personally own and occupy.
Last updated: 23-10-2020
11.2.1
Price of selected public transport services

Relative price of selected public transport services

Relative price of selected public transport services

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Definition
The data shows the trend in prices for selected public transport services relative to the general price trend. The base year is 2015.
Last updated: 10-03-2021
11.3.3
Green spaces

Green spaces calculated as a proportion of the total area, by region

Green spaces calculated as a proportion of the total area, by region

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of green space in the country’s five regions.
Last updated: 28-01-2020
11.4.1
Listed buildings

Number of listed buildings nationwide and in the five regions

Number of listed buildings nationwide and in the five regions

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Definition
The data shows the development in the number of listed buildings in Denmark, in total and by region.
Last updated: 17-02-2021
11.6.3
Electric passenger cars and buses

Number of electric passenger cars and buses relative to the total number of passenger cars and buses in Denmark

Number of electric passenger cars and buses relative to the total number of passenger cars and buses in Denmark

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the total number of passenger cars and buses and the proportion of electric passenger cars and buses.
Last updated: 10-11-2020
11.6.4
Electric cars and goods vans, by sector

Proportion of public-sector newly registered cars and goods vans that run on electricity, by municipal, regional and central governments

Proportion of public-sector newly registered cars and goods vans that run on electricity, by municipal, regional and central governments

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the proportion of newly registered public-sector passenger cars and goods vans that run on electricity, by municipal, regional and central governments.
Last updated: 10-11-2020
11.a.1
Study places

Proportion of higher education study places located outside Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg, by level of education

Proportion of higher education study places located outside Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg, by level of education

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Definition
The data shows the development in the proportion of higher education places outside the major cities of Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg out of the total number of higher education places, by education level.
Last updated: 10-11-2020
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
12.2.1
Organic and zero tillage farming

Proportion of Danish agricultural land used for organic and zero tillage farming

Proportion of Danish agricultural land used for organic and zero tillage farming

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the proportion of the Danish agricultural land area used for organic and zero or low tillage farming.
Last updated: 17-11-2020
12.2.2
The food production industry¿s emissions of CO2e

The food production industry¿s emissions of CO2e per DKKm of market value

The food production industry¿s emissions of CO2e per DKKm of market value

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the food production industry’s total emissions of greenhouse gases, including CO2 from burning biomass, per DKKm of market value. The total greenhouse gas emissions are calculated in CO2 equivalents (CO2e). This is done by converting emissions of other greenhouse gases, including, for example, methane gas, to the same unit as CO2 using conversion factors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The indicator covers emissions from Danish production and shows both emissions from the direct and indirect production of food.
Last updated: 17-10-2020
12.5.1
Waste generated

Waste generated, by sectors

Waste generated, by sectors

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Definition
The data shows the trends in the amount of waste generated by households and business and other services. The group ‘business and other services’ includes agriculture, forestry and fisheries, raw material extraction, manufacturing, utilities, construction, trade and transport, information and communication, financial and insurance services, real estate activities, business services, public administration, education and health as well as art, leisure and other services. The trend for business and other services is described in more detail in the figure below.
Last updated: 05-08-2020
12.5.2
Waste treatment

Total amount of recycling, incineration and landfill waste

Total amount of recycling, incineration and landfill waste

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the amount of waste, by disposal methods (recycling, incineration and landfill).
Last updated: 10-03-2021
12.6.1
Green jobs

Number of green jobs

Number of green jobs

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the number of green jobs in private sector firms that produce goods or services with environmental protection and/or resource saving purposes. The statistics thus do not include green jobs in the public sector.
Last updated: 19-11-2020
12.7.1
Expenditure on organic food and beverages

Proportion of expenditure on organic food and beverages relative to total expenditure on food service in the public sector

Proportion of expenditure on organic food and beverages relative to total expenditure on food service in the public sector

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Definition
The data shows the trend in expenditure on organic beverages and food relative to the total expenditure on food service in the public sector. The public sector includes the central, regional and municipal governments, social security funds and foundations.
Last updated: 12-11-2020
12.8.1
Residual waste in total household waste

Proportion of residual waste in total household waste

Proportion of residual waste in total household waste

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Definition
The data shows the trend in the share of residual waste relative to total household waste generation. Sorted waste includes organic waste, including garden waste; paper and cardboard; wood, including packaging and impregnation; glass, including packaging; iron and metal, including packaging; plastic and tyres; and electronics, batteries, etc. Residual waste is calculated as mixed municipal waste and similar, waste suitable for incineration and other waste.
Last updated: 24-07-2020
Goal 13: Climate action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
13.2.1
Gas emissions

Denmark¿s total CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions

Denmark¿s total CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions

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The data shows the trend in Denmark’s total greenhouse gas emissions, including CO2 from burning biomass. The total greenhouse gas emissions are calculated in CO2 equivalents (CO2e). This is done by converting emissions of other greenhouse gases, including, for example, methane gas, to the same unit as CO2 using conversion factors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Last updated: 18-09-2020
Goal 14: Life below water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Statistics Denmark has no data for this target. We are working on finding external data.
Goal 15: Life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Statistics Denmark has no data for this target. We are working on finding external data.
Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
16.1.1
Victims of reported violent crimes

Number of victims of reported violent crimes

Number of victims of reported violent crimes

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The data shows the trend in the number of victims of reported violent crimes. Violent crimes include violence and the like against a public authority, homicide and attempted homicide, common assault, assault causing actual bodily harm, assault causing grievous bodily harm, crime against life and limb, and crime against personal liberty. Victims of all ages are included.
Last updated: 09-03-2021
16.1.2
Former prisoners

Proportion of former prisoners who are convicted of new violent crime

Proportion of former prisoners who are convicted of new violent crime

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The data shows the trend in the proportion of previously imprisoned persons convicted of new violent crimes. Violent crimes include violence and the like against a public authority, homicide and attempted homicide, common assault, assault causing actual bodily harm, assault causing grievous bodily harm, crime against life and limb, and crime against personal liberty.
Last updated: 25-07-2020
16.2.1
Number of notifications

Number of notifications per 1,000 children aged 0-17 years

Number of notifications per 1,000 children aged 0-17 years

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The data shows the trend in the number of notifications per 1,000 children aged 0-17 years. The statistics include children with notifications where the reason for the notification was either abuse of a child or adolescent, for example, sexual or violent, other forms of neglect of a child or adolescent, high levels of conflict or domestic violence between adults or inadequate parental care.
Last updated: 16-10-2020
16.7.1
Turnout

Proportion of eligible citizens who voted in the Danish parliamentary, European parliamentary, regional and municipal elections.

Proportion of eligible citizens who voted in the Danish parliamentary, European parliamentary, regional and municipal elections.

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The data shows the development in the proportion of eligible voters in the population who participated in the European parliamentary, Danish parliamentary, regional and municipal elections.
Last updated: 08-09-2020
16.10.1
Verdicts - the hate speech section

Number of verdicts handed down in accordance with section 266 b of the criminal code, the hate speech section

Number of verdicts handed down in accordance with section 266 b of the criminal code, the hate speech section

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The data shows the number of verdicts handed down in accordance with section 266 b of the criminal code, the hate speech section. This includes both primary and secondary alleged offences, but the latter only constitutes a minority share. The cases are disaggregated by decision types.
Last updated: 22-10-2020
Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
17.4.1
The debt and wealth of private households

The debt and wealth of private households in Denmark

The debt and wealth of private households in Denmark

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The data shows the trends in real and financial assets and the debt share in total wealth.
Last updated: 17-11-2020
17.6.1
Student exchange

Number of foreign student exchange stays in Denmark and number of Danish student exchange stays abroad

Number of foreign student exchange stays in Denmark and number of Danish student exchange stays abroad

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The data shows the trends in number of foreign student exchange stays in Denmark and number of Danish student exchange stays abroad. The same student can have several stays and, thereby, be counted several times.

 

 

Last updated: 30-09-2020
17.11.1
Imported goods from developing countries

Proportion of imported goods from developing and least developed countries out of total Danish imports of goods

Proportion of imported goods from developing and least developed countries out of total Danish imports of goods

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The data shows the development in the share of imported goods from developing countries by country group out of the total imports of goods.
Last updated: 17-11-2020