Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Housing preferences
Befolkningens boligønsker

Topic
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Hans Skifter Andersen
Danish Building Research Institute
A.C. Meyers vænge 15
2450 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45)9940 2525
Fax: (+45)9940 2295
Email: sbi(at)sbi.aau.dk/hsa(at)sbi.aau.dk
Url: www.sbi.dk/.../befolkningens-boligonsker

Timeliness, transparency

N.A.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Access to data

Conditions of access


No formal agreement; contact Hans Skifter Andersen, Danish Building Research Institute, to apply for access


Contact Hans Skifter Andersen


Anonymised microdata


N.A.


The database and documentation are only available in Danish.


Coverage


Round 1: data collected in 1986. Round 2: data collected in 2001. Round 3: data collected in 2008. In 2008, 1,530 interviews were conducted, rendering a response rate of 60 per cent. About one-third of the sample consists of either couples aged 60+ or singles aged 60+.


1986


N.A.


In 2008, the base used for sampling was the population aged 15 and above, but in 2001, it was based on a telephone register.


National Study


15 and above


Data has been weighed according to age and gender distribution in the population.


This survey covers all dwellings in Denmark and includes the following variables: type of building, year of construction, heating conditions, number of rooms, size of the home, wiring and wiring defects, rent/owner occupied, size and type of household and geography.


N.A.


Linkage


N.A.


Data can be linked to other register data available at Statistics Denmark through an encrypted identification key.


Data quality


N.A.


Some dwellings can be registered as empty in times when one resident moves out and another moves in.


Different methods for data extraction are used.


Applicability


The survey covers 1986, 2001 and 2008, but the base used for sampling varies.


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