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Notifications of concern for children and young people

The purpose of the statistics is to monitor progress and identify patterns in the notifications of concern received by the municipalities. This development can be followed at national, regional and municipal level. Through notification statistics, each municipality will also be able to compare themselves with other municipalities.

Statistical presentation

The statistics contain information on the reports that municipalities receive about vulnerable children and young below 18 years. Are there any notifications expressing concern for the unborn child, the notification registered for the expectant mother. It includes the date of the notification, the reporter’s relation to the child (who is notifying) and the background for the notification (what caused the notification. It is a national statistics collected continuously thus notifications from all municipalities form the register. The statistics are disseminated annually.

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Statistical processing

The data collected is validated once a year in cooperation with the municipalities.

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Relevance

The statistics are relevant to researchers, journalists and social authorities and others who are interested in vulnerable children

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Accuracy and reliability

The uncertainty for the number of notifications is estimated to be around 5 pct. after validation

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics are published annually.

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Comparability

The statistics can be compared to the corresponding statistics for the Nordic countries: 1. Sweden http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/publications2012/2012-3-27 2. Finland https://www.thl.fi/fi/web/thlfi-en/statistics/information-on-statistics/quality-descriptions/child-welfare 3. Norway https://www.bufdir.no/Statistikk_og_analyse/Barnevern/Bekymringsmeldinger/

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Accessibility and clarity

These statistics are published in a Danish pres release, at the same time as the tables are updated in the StatBank. In the StatBank, these statistics can be found under the subject Disadvantaged children and young people.

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