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Population and Education, Social statistics
Dorthe Larsen
+45 3917 3307

dla@dst.dk

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Church Statistics

The statistics are based on the Central Population Register (CPR). The quality of the data is very high.

The the data from the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs is also considered to be of high quality.

Overall accuracy

The statistics are based on the Central Population Register (CPR). The quality of the data is very high.

The the data from the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs is also considered to be of high quality.

Sampling error

Not relevant for these statistics.

Non-sampling error

Not relevant for these statistics.

Quality management

Statistics Denmark follows the recommendations on organisation and management of quality given in the Code of Practice for European Statistics (CoP) and the implementation guidelines given in the Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System (QAF). A Working Group on Quality and a central quality assurance function have been established to continuously carry through control of products and processes.

Quality assurance

Statistics Denmark follows the principles in the Code of Practice for European Statistics (CoP) and uses the Quality Assurance Framework of the European Statistical System (QAF) for the implementation of the principles. This involves continuous decentralized and central control of products and processes based on documentation following international standards. The central quality assurance function reports to the Working Group on Quality. Reports include suggestions for improvement that are assessed, decided and subsequently implemented.

Quality assessment

The statistics are based on the Central Population Register (CPR). The quality of the data is very high.

The the data from the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs is also considered to be of high quality.

Data revision - policy

Statistics Denmark revises published figures in accordance with the Revision Policy for Statistics Denmark. The common procedures and principles of the Revision Policy are for some statistics supplemented by a specific revision practice.

Data revision practice

Only final figures are published.