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Adult Education Survey (AES)

The Danish AES is published in the news release of NYT fra Danmarks Statistik (News from Statistics Denmark) and in the StatBank Denmark. The main results of AES will are published by Eurostat in a common European report.

Release calendar

The publication date appears in the release calendar. The date is confirmed in the weeks before.

Release calendar access

The Release Calender can be accessed on our English website: Release Calender.

User access

Statistics are always published at 8:00 a.m. at the day announced in the release calendar. No one outside of Statistics Denmark can access the statistics before they are published.

News release

New releases of "News from Statistics Denmark" can be found on the homepage


No publication apart from NYT fra Danmarks Statistik.

On-line database

The statistics are published in the StatBank under the subjects in the following tables:

  • AES1A: Participation in adult education (AES) by sex, age, level of education, employment status, urbanisation, formal education, non-formal education and time
  • AES2A: Adult education by sex, age, level of education, employment status, urbanisation, reason for non-formal education and time

Micro-data access

Researchers have access to anonymised sets of micro-data based on agreement with Eurostat.


Not relevant for these statistics.

Confidentiality - policy

The general discretion polity of Statistics Denmark.

Confidentiality - data treatment

The general practices of Statistics Denmark has been applied.

Documentation on methodology

No other public methodological documentation is available. EU (i.e.. Unit 5: Education, Health and Social Protection) is currently working on a report: Adult Education Survey 2011 - EU Quality Report. However, when this report is available is not known.

Quality documentation

Results from the quality evaluation of products and selected processes are available in detail for each statistics and in summary reports for the Working Group on Quality.