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Hospitalisation rate

How many admissions are made to Danish hospitals? The statistics show the population’s admissions to public and private somatic and psychiatric hospital wards and how the admissions vary in terms of e.g. age and sex.

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A hospital stay where there is a minimum of 12 hours between the beginning and the end of the stay, and a maximum of 4 hours between each contact included in the hospitalization

A hospital stay of less than 12 hours total duration between the beginning and the end of the stay, and a maximum of 4 hours between each contact included in the hospitalization

Selected statistics on Hospital utilisation

This page shows selected popular statistics on the subject of Hospital utilisation. In Statbank Denmark, you can find more data and compile your own statistics.

Development in the number of admissions

The number of somatic and psychiatric admissions (defined as a minimum of 12 cohesive hours from the first physical hospital visit contact until the last physical hospital contact visit, with a maximum of 4 hours between contacts), public and private hospitals in Denmark.

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Last update
19.12.2023
Next update
20.11.2024
Source data

External sources: The National Patient Register. The data is delivered by The Danish Health Data Agency (from 2012-2015 from SSI and before 2012 from the Danish Health Authority) LPR3 data is available for 2019-2021, and annual (LPR3) data delivery is expected to resume from 2022. Data (LPR2) has been received annually until 2019.

Internal sources: The Population Statistics Register.

Hospital admissions by age and sex

The number of somatic and psychiatric admissions (defined as a minimum of 12 cohesive hours from the first physical hospital visit contact until the last physical hospital contact visit, with a maximum of 4 hours between contacts), by age groups and sex.
More about the figure
Last update
19.12.2023
Next update
20.11.2024
Source data

External sources: The National Patient Register. The data is delivered by The Danish Health Data Agency (from 2012-2015 from SSI and before 2012 from the Danish Health Authority) LPR3 data is available for 2019-2021, and annual (LPR3) data delivery is expected to resume from 2022. Data (LPR2) has been received annually until 2019.

Internal sources: The Population Statistics Register.

On the statistics – documentation, sources and method

Gain an overview of the purpose, contents and quality of the statistics. Learn about the data sources of the statistics, the contents of the statistics and how often they are published.

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Hospitalization

The purpose of the Hospital Utilization Statistics is to shed light on the connection between social and demographic conditions and admissions or out-patient treatments, etc. in hospitals.

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