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Labour and Income, Social Statistics
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Personal assets and Liabilities

These statistics are relevant for researchers, ministries, Economic think tanks, pension funds and the media. It is used for forecasts on the pension system and, analyses on the level of wealth in different strata, the level of prosperity and the level of economic inequality. The statistical data and results are also used in other statistical areas within Statistics Denmark, e.g. in national accounting and as a supplement to the income statistics. Data on pension wealth are also used for the macro economic Model ADAM.

User Needs

Statistics about wealth and debt focused on the individual level can give important input to analyses of e.g. how wealth is distributed among various household types and what economic situations they are in. Especially data about the distribution of pension assets is interesting for the evaluation of the Danish pension systems and its effect on both the future living conditions of households and its effect on state finances. Researchers, ministries and pension providers are therefore especially interested in these data.

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There are no surveys on consumer satisfaction, but through inquiries about data, we receive ongoing feedback and requests for improvements..

Data completeness rate

The statistics in in compliance with the law.