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Sickness absence

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Note: Below, we provide links to Statistics Denmark and others who make statistics on the subject. In some instances, the sources referred to below have content in Danish only or limited content in English.

Statistics Denmark’s material on sickness absence is gathered on the subject page “Absence from work"

The Confederation of Danish Employers has absence statistics (in Danish) covering their area.

Statistics on sickness absence in the government sector disaggregated by ministries and government agencies is available at the Danish Employee and Competence Agency (in Danish).

At the website of the salary data office for municipalities and regions, Kommunernes og Regionernes Løndatakontor, you will find publications as well as the database (SIRKA) (in Danish) with statistics on absenteeism among employees of municipalities and regions.

The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NFA) conducts research in absenteeism, reasons, prevention and re-entering the labour market after illness (in Danish).


[This page was last reviewed in October 2021]



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