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Board members and managers

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Business Dynamics, Business Statistics.
Kalle Emil Holst Hansen
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Board members and managers 2021

The purpose of the statistics is to give a coherent and consistent description of the structure and development among members of board and management in enterprises. The statistics was first published for the reference year 2017. In 2018, a time series was created retrospectively back to 2014.

Statistical presentation

The statistics of board members and managers shows active members in board and management of active enterprises in Denmark. It includes the private sector and all activity codes, but is limited to shareholder companies, Limited Liability Companies and entrepreneurship companies.

From the publication of the reference year 2019 and forward, the statistics changes name to “Board members and managers”. The former name was “Members of boards and management”. The change in name was conducted to more precisely reflect the content of the statistics regarding managers. The data sources and the production method for the statistics remain unchanged.

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Statistical processing

The administrative sources for the statistics are coupled with statistical register data form Statistics Denmark about the population and enterprises and it covers members for active enterprises in Denmark, in the private sector with the types shareholder company, limited liability company and entrepreneurship company.

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The statistics are relevant for analyses of members in the boards and managements in the Danish business society. Central users are: Ministries, business centers, regions, municipalities, private enterprises and private persons.

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Accuracy and reliability

The uncertainty associated with the statistics is linked to uncertainty from the administrative sources of statistics. Enterprises have an obligation by law to self-report information. The Business Authorities can ultimately close companies who does not apply to legislation. Statistics Denmark have no possibility to control data, but asses on basis of this fact, that the uncertainty is limited in scope.

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics are published approx. 11 months after the end of the reference period. The statistics are published without delay in relation to scheduled release times.

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Limited to private companies with the enterprise forms shareholder company, Limited Liability company and entrepreneurship company , the statistics can be compared to the number of enterprises in the general enterprise statistics.

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Accessibility and clarity

These statistics are published yearly in a Danish press release and in the StatBank under Board embers and managers.

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