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Survey on Living Conditions (SILC)

Some main figures are published in Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik and in the statbank. Eurostat publish many figures in the Eurostat database.

Release calendar

The publication date appears in the release calendar. The date is confirmed in the weeks before.

Release calendar access

The Release Calender can be accessed on our English website: Release Calender.

User access

Statistics are always published at 8:00 a.m. at the day announced in the release calendar. No one outside of Statistics Denmark can access the statistics before they are published.

News release

Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik.


Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

The statistics are published in the StatBank under the subject Survey on Living Conditions

Micro-data access

Researchers can get access to anonymised micro-data from well as well as data from the other countries participating in the EU-SILC. Find out more on the Eurostat web-page.


Eurostat does most of dissemination of SILC. For more details visit the Eurostat website

Confidentiality - policy

Data Confidentiality Policy for Statistics Denmark.

Confidentiality - data treatment

If a tabel cell in the statbank consist on answers from less than 200 persons the result will not be published in the statbank, as this would result in to large statistical uncertainty. This criteria ensures that

Documentation on methodology

The SILC-Methodology is determined by Eurostat. Read more about SILC guidelines on the Eurostat website

Quality documentation

Results from the quality evaluation of products and selected processes are available in detail for each statistics and in summary reports for the Working Group on Quality.