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Migration to and from Denmark (Discontinued)

CPR (central population register) is the source for information about migration.

Data is processed 30 days after the end of the reference year and published shortly after. For 2013 the statistic was published 11 February 2014.

Source data

The Danish population register (CPR) is the source for information about migration to and from Denmark.

Frequency of data collection

Statistics Denmark receives update from the CPR on a daily basis.

Data collection

Daily updates from the Population register (CPR) is the only data collection.

Data validation

None. The information from the Population register (CPR) is used without further corrections. The published numbers are thus in accordance with the information in the CPR.

Data compilation

Statistics Denmark receives data from the CPR. The statistic is made in Statistics Denmark and disseminated by Statistics Denmark.

The registration of immigration and emigration is often delayed somewhat. Therefore it is allowed that the registration has taken place up to 30 days after the end of the year.


No correction of data is made apart from what has already been described in data validation and data compilation.