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The statistics are compiled from a full-scale census, 1st January. Before 2011 are small buildings (e.g. garages, carports, outhouses) excluded from the stock. The statistics describe the stock of buildings analyzed by type of use, size, ownership, heating installation, roof covering and external cladding materials, water and effluent installations, and year of construction. The statistic is used by municipals, ministries, the press, companies and private people.
The Central Register of Buildings and Dwellings consists of a register on building permits, new buildings, extensions and alterations and a register on buildings with building inspectors' certificate. The Central Register of Buildings and Dwellings was established in 1977 (Act No. 243 of May 12, 1976). The purpose was to make coherent registrations of building and dwelling conditions for public planning and administration.
Geographically the statistic is compiled on regions, provinces, and municipalities
Furthermore it is depending on the chosen table the categories use, ownership, year of construction, roofing material, outer wall material and type of heating are displayed.
The construction sector.
Statistical concepts and definitions
Ownership: Read about ownership here.
Use: Read about use here.
The statistical units are buildings and areal of buildings (square meters)
The population is comprised of all buildings
The statistic covers buildings in Denmark.
The statistic covers the period of 2011 and onward.
Not relevant for this statistics.
Unit of measure
Number of buildings and 1.000 square meters.
The reference period is 1st January.
Frequency of dissemination
Legal acts and other agreements
Acts on Statistics Denmark.
Cost and burden
There is no response burden.
Census of buildings has a subject page.