Social resources is a yearly measurement of social services delivered by municipalities concerning care for elderly, adults and children and young people receiving social benefits . The data are published for Denmark as a whole. Some data are further more grouped by regions or municipalities.
The statistics social resources is a survey concerning the municipalities social resources for children and juveniles, adults and elderly. Data are collected by six questionnaires and the following topics are covered:
The questionnaires are available in Danish only.
All data are collected by municipalities.
Places and clients in Homes for the elderly, day centers and care centers are divided by the following types of measure:
Further more number of places are divided by permanent dwellings, dwellings to temporarily stay/respite and dwellings for senile dementia. From 2020 dwellings for senile dementia are registered together with permanent dwellings. Number of clients are divided by age groups.
Dental care is divided by:
Further more dental care at municipal clinics and private clinics is divided by age groups.
Foster families are divided by:
From 2021 only information on foster families from the family network are collected.
Special institutions for children and juveniles are divided by children and juveniles being on fulltime and part-time and age groups.
Home training of children and juveniles by services are divided by age groups.
Attendant scheme for children and juveniles in special need for assistance are divided by age groups and sex.
Allowance to terminal care are divided by duration and age groups.
Other care to terminal care are divided by age groups.
The statistics cover the municipal sector.
Recipient: A recipient is a person who for instance stays at a home for elderly or receives other kinds of social services.
Capacity units: Capacity units are the capacity that are available for municipalities in social institutions.
Institution: An institution is a location where social services are rendered. This might be a home for the elderly or a special all-day institution for children and young people.
The units are recipients of different social services, the capacity that is available in social institutions or the number of providers of services.
The population is municipalities and social institutions that provide selected social services from the law on social services.
The statistics cover Denmark.
Not relevant for these statistics.
The units of measure are numbers.
The data that are collected refer to week 15 in 2021. If conditions such as the number of recipients vary over the week data are collected for the middle of the week. In some cases data are collected for the entire previous year. This is the case for allowance and other care to terminal care. In 2021 the data might refer to other weeks than 15 due to the situation with Covid-19.
The statistics is published on a yearly basis.
The information is collected in accordance with the Act on Statistics Denmark §6 and §8. The statistics are not based on EU regulation.
There is no response burden estimate for these statistics.
Further information can be found at the Subject page for these statistics, or by contacting Statistics Denmark directly.