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Employment Statistics for Graduates within Arts and Culture

These statistics estimate how graduates from artistic and cultural education, subsequently fare in the labor market, for up to 10 years after graduation. These statistics are comparable from 2010 onwards.

Statistical presentation

The statistics are an annual statement of key figures on unemployment rates for graduates, the employment rate, the number of employed and the average incomes, for persons who have completed artistic and cultural education. The statistics are grouped by educational institution, education, gender, income type, unemployment type, sector, and geographical by place of work.

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Statistical processing

Information about graduates within arts and culture is reported to Statistics Denmark by the institutions of higher education within arts and culture. The information is complemented with information from the populations statistics, the educational statistics, the register-based labour force statistics , the register-based unemployment statistics and the income statistic.

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The statistics was originally made as a tailor made solution for the Rectors' Conference. When the responsibility for the cultural statistics where handed over to statistics Denmark, Statistics Denmark also got the responsibility for the employment statistics for graduates within arts and culture.

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Accuracy and reliability

It is not possible to calculate the margins of statistical error. The statistics are compiled for the whole population and, therefore, there is no sample error.

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics is published 3-5 months after the latest input data source has been published. The latest data source is the register-based labour force statistics which is published 14-16 after the reference point in time.

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The statistics are comparable from 2007 to 2010 and again in the current time series from 2010 onwards. Data breaches in 2010 are due to a number of mergers of educational institutions in the years from 2009 to 2011. There are no international standards for graduates from artistic and cultural educations' subsequent connection to the labor market. The statistics are therefore not directly comparable with statements from other countries.

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Accessibility and clarity

These statistics are published in the StatBank under Culture, education and employment

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