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Population and Education, Social Statistics
Annemarie Schriver
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Recipients of subsidy for private day-care

The statistics is an annual inventory for the 3. of October of the number of children and the number of families receiving subsidies for private day-care or for care of their own children after the Day Care Act, Dagtilbudsloven (§ 80 and § 86). The statistics are grouped by municipalities.

Data description

The statistics highlight private day-care and care of one's own child with municipal subsidy according to the Day Care Act (§ 80 and § 86) in the individual municipality based on information on the number of children and the number of families. The statistics are calculated each year on 3 October for the current year.

Classification system

The statistics are distributed by municipality and grouped by type of grant and number of families and children.

Sector coverage

Child care sector

Statistical concepts and definitions

§ 80 in the day-care act: Description only available in Danish.

§ 86 in the day-care act: Description only available in Danish.

Statistical unit

Children and families.

Statistical population

Recipients of subsidy for private day-care (§80 in Dagtilbudsloven) or day-care for own children (§86 in Dagtilbudsloven). Parent taking care of their children without subsidy from the municipality is not part of this statistics.

Reference area

Denmark with the exception of Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Time coverage

The statistics cover the time span from 2008 and until to today.

Base period

Not relevant for these statistics.

Unit of measure

The statistical unit is numbers of families or children.

Reference period

The reference date is October 3 of the current year.

Frequency of dissemination

The statistics is published yearly.

Legal acts and other agreements

The Act on Statistics Denmark (Lov om Danmarks Statistik), Sections 6 and 8.

Cost and burden

Automatic reporting of the electronic registrations comes from the municipalities' administrative systems. Therefore the response burden to the municipalities are minimal.

A few municipalities report the data manually.


Additional information about the statistics can be found here: emneside.