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Proposition of accomodation

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Proposition of accomodation

Last updated: 31-10-2020

The purpose of these statistics is to provide information about the users of the types of accommodation as prescribed by section 110 of the Social Services Act, which includes reception centers etc. These statistics were originally started in the Social Appeals Board back in 1999. Until 1 July 2016, these statistics were managed by the Appeals Board, after which they was transferred to Statistics Denmark.

Statistical presentation

The statistics on types of accommodation are an annual assessment of users of various types of accommodation. The statistics are broken down on users and stays.

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Statistical processing

Data is received in to types of format. The received data is adapted so that it can be compiled in one

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The statistics contribute to the information on (users of institutions prescribed by section 110) homelessness in Denmark. The statistics have been used in several contexts, e.g. by the Danish National Centre for Social Research (now VIVE – The Danish Centre of Applied Social Science). In addition, the statistics are used by ministries, municipalities, research scientists, journalists, students.

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Accuracy and reliability

Submitting data is required by law. The number of persons who use a type of accommodation as prescribed by section 110 of the Social Services Act during the year is measured fairly accurately.

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics has been published as planned

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The statistics are comparable since the data has been collected from 1999. In 2017 following information have been restored: referral method, relocation and where the citizen moves after termination. Data variables have been deleted and new ones have been added. This therefore gives a breakthrough for this information.

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Accessibility and clarity

These statistics are published in the StatBank under Types of accommodation and women's shelters. These statistics were previously published by the Appeals Board. As of July 1st 2016, these statistics have been transferred to Statistics Denmark. For more information go to the subject page.

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