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There are different and diverse users of the statistics. The Danish Ministries use the statistics to compare the resource allocation to childcare in different municipalities and to develop policies on child care. Interest organizations, such as the National Association of Pedagogues (BUPL), the National Associations of Municipalities (KL) and The Association of Parents (FOLA) use the statistics to assess the service level in the childcare area. Data has been collected on an agreement between Statistics Denmark and the Ministry of Children and Education.
There are several different users of the statistics and such users are diverse. The Danish Ministries use the inventories to compare the resource allocation for childcare in different municipalities and to develop policies on the child care area. In addition, the figures are also used in cross-municipal comparisons of municipalities' resource allocation for childcare in daycare institutions. Various interest groups use the inventories to assess the municipalities' prioritization of staff and children in the childcare area. This applies to both interest groups such as the National Association of Pedagogues (BUPL) and The Association of Parents (FOLA) as well as broader interest organizations such as the National Associations of Municipalities (KL). The figures are also used by researchers who examine developments in the resource allocation in the childcare area or combine the inventories with other statistical information.
There is interest in calculating the ratio between children and employees without counting managers as part of the staff. This can be done by multiplying the number from the ratio between children and employees (from BOERN3) by the ratio of employees with or without managers from employees (BOERN1).
For example, the ratio between children and employees for the whole country for children in the age 3-5 years is 6.2 with managers and 6.7 without managers (of the 46.570 full-time employees with pedagogical tasks were 3,457 managers, that is, the relationship between educational staff counted with and without managers 1 , 08. Multiplied by the norm for the whole country in institutions for 3-5 year olds: 6.2 * 1.08 = 6.7).
The statistics have been prepared on the basis of a contract between the Ministry of Children and Social Affairs and Statistics Denmark. There is a follow-up group linked to the statistics including BUPL and KL. Participants in the follow-up group are regularly informed about the work with the statistics, and participate in developing the statistics.
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