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Statistical processing

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Business Dynamics, Business Statistics
Petur Solnes Jonsson
+45 3917 3056

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Public libraries (Discontinued)

Statistics Denmark process the collected data, them validate and publish them in Statbank a half years after the reference year.

Source data

The Ministry of Culture provides population for the statistics.

Frequency of data collection

Annually. Due to problems due to shift in the libraries' administrative system was the statistics for the reference years 2016 and 2017 first gathered in 2018.

Data collection

Questionnaire and delivery from libraries administration system are used for data gathering.

Data validation

Comparisons are made of data with the data from previous years. If there are large differences in the figures the library is contacted for clarification.

Data compilation

The data is collected at the same level of detail as the final statistics are published on. During the data process the data is grouped and coded to match the categories in the Stat Bank.


Not relevant for these statistics.