Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Retirement from the labour market
Tilbagetrækning fra arbejdsmarkedet

Topic
Work and Productivity
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Danish Data Archive (DDA)
Danish Data Archive (DDA)
Islandsgade 10
5000 Odense
Denmark
Phone: (+45)66113010
Email: mailbox(at)dda.dk
Url: samfund.dda.dk/ddakatalog//sdfiler/R06407.htm

Timeliness, transparency

N.A.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Cross-section, occasional with partial repetition (1996 and 1999)

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Access to data

Conditions of access


Danish Data Archive Open access.


70 per cent of all data requests are processed the same day and 90 per cent within 3 days.


Anomymised microdata


SAS, SPSS, tab-delimited file


The database and documentation are only available in Danish.


Coverage


Data was collected in 1996-7 and 1999.


1996


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


40-69 years


Response rate of 71 per cent, but only 877 respondent are aged 49 or above.


The survey covers the population aged 40-69 and their retirement, including expected retirement, the most important reasons for retirement, (expected) economic situation after retirement, and reasons for postponing retirement.


A report using data is available in Danish at www.sfi.dk/s%c3%b8gesvar-4455.aspx


Linkage


N.A.


N.A.


Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


Applicability


Strengths: The data covers both people who have retired and people who have not yet retired. Weaknesses: The survey is from 1999 and not very well documented.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Chantal Nielsen
  • (see Partners)