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Housing Benefits

These statistics are published yearly in Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik. Simultaneously, the statistics are published online at under the subject Adults receiving social benefits.

Release calendar

The publication date appears in the release calendar. The date is confirmed in the weeks before.

Release calendar access

The Release Calender can be accessed on our English website: Release Calender.

User access

Statistics are always published at 8:00 a.m. at the day announced in the release calendar. No one outside of Statistics Denmark can access the statistics before they are published.

News release

These statistics are published annually in a Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik (in Danish only).


These statistics feature in the Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

The statistics are published in the under the subject Adults receiving social benefits in the following tables:

  • BOST63: Housing benefits by geographical region, benefit type, time and unit.
  • BOST64: Housing benefits by age, benefit type, time and unit.

Micro-data access

Researchers and other analysts from authorized research institutions, can be granted access to the underlying micro-data by contacting Research Services.


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Confidentiality - policy

Data Confidentiality Policy at Statistics Denmark.

Confidentiality - data treatment

Information attributable to a specific individual is subject to discretion. These statistics are published at a level of aggregation so that it is not possible to identify individuals.

Documentation on methodology

Not relevant for these statistics.

Quality documentation

Results from the quality evaluation of products and selected processes are available in detail for each statistics and in summary reports for the Working Group on Quality.