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Benefit to disability car

The statistics on disability cars are an annual assessment of decisions in cases concerning subsidies for the purchase of cars as prescribed by section 114 of the Danish Social Services Act.

Data description

The statistics only concern decisions on grant of subsidies/rejection of request for subsidies for the purchase of disability cars. Decisions e.g. on special fitting are not shown in these statistics.

Classification system

These statistics show decisions made in cases in the municipalities. The statistics are broken down by municipality, the number of grants and rejections, average processing time and total amount granted.

Sector coverage

Not relevant for these statistics.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Processing time: The time from reception of the application to the decision date (it is the date of the decision including the subsidy amount that must be stated). Please note that in the case of a complaint, the processing time of the Danish Appeals Board may be incorporated in the municipalities processing time.

Statistical unit

These statistics are stated at individual person level.

Statistical population

Applicants for disability cars as prescribed by section 114 of the Danish Social Services Act.

Reference area


Time coverage

These statistics cover the time period from 2011 and onwards.

Base period

Not relevant for these statistics.

Unit of measure

These statistics are based on the number of decisions in the municipalities.

Reference period

Calendar year.

Frequency of dissemination


Legal acts and other agreements

Data is retrieved under the authority of section 6 (the public centres) of the Act on Statistics Denmark.

Cost and burden

The municipalities must report the decisions once a year. The reporting deadline is no later than the end of January after the statistical year.


You can request further information from Statistics Denmark.