Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Organizational affiliation
Organisationstilhørsforhold (ORGTILH)

Topic
Education and Learning
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Statistics Denmark
Sejroegade 11
DK-2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45)39173130
Email: dst(at)dst.dk
Url: www.dst.dk/.../orgtilh.aspx

Timeliness, transparency

N.A.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study


Registry

Data gathering method

Registries


Access to data

Conditions of access


Researchers can gain access to the database through Statistics Denmark.


Permission to use the Danish Registers has to be requested from the Danish Data Protection Agency. This will extend the application process by 1-2 months.


Anomymised microdata


SAS


The database and documentation are available in Danish.


Coverage


Data collection ongoing since1980. The information becomes more detailed throughout the 1990s and the registry covers the entire Danish population.


1980


Covers the entire population


Covers the entire population


Covers the entire population


Covers the entire age range


Covers the entire population


Participation in different job training programmes.


A paper using data is available in English at http://ftp.iza.org/dp6301.pdf


Linkage


N.A.


Data from the Organizational Affiliation Register can be linked to other register data available at Statistics Denmark through an encrypted identification key.


Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


Some of the trainings have been registered throughout the period, where as other types of training have been introduced later in the period.


Applicability


Strengths: The register covers the entire Danish population over time and when combined with other registers it is possible to analyse employment and income-related changes before and after participation in job training programmes. Weaknesses: The documentation is not very detailed.


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