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Resource productivity

Last updated: 07-10-2020

The statistics illustrates how resources are being used in the production. It was published for the first time in January 2015, in cooperation with the Danish Business Authority.

Statistical presentation

The statistics on resource productivity provides data on industries and resources used in production and what the resource returns relative to productivity or turnover. Intensities for energy consumption and waste generation are also shown.

The statistics are produced in connection to the Environmental-Economic Accounts for Denmark (Green National Accounts).

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Statistical processing

The tables are all created from existing statistics in Statistics Denmark.

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The statistics are co-financed by the Danish Business Authority, which is also one of the main users. The statistics are especially relevant in light of discussion on the circular economy.

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Accuracy and reliability

Data are more precise at the aggregated level than in the details. The statistics are very detailed, but the most detailed information must be regarded as estimations, not exact values.

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Timeliness and punctuality

No delays have been recorded on the publication as announced. The long production time is due to dependency on the National Accounts, which have a long production time.

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Full comparability over time.

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Accessibility and clarity

The statistics are published annually in Statbank Denmark.

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