Denmark Data

The EASIE data collection takes place every two years. Country data is added to this website as and when it becomes available. The default view is the most recent school year available. The data is presented in up to six tables, focusing on different aspects of inclusive education. Unless stated otherwise in the notes, the data displayed is from the selected school year.

2014/2015 Data:

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 1

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many school aged children are there at: 464,439 272,235 School age children, 1 January 2015: Statistics Denmark (same data as in Eurostat) ISCED level 1: 0–6th grade (5–12-year-olds); ISCED level 2: 7th–10th grade (13–16-year-olds).
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings in: 394,135 173,699 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table) 1012: 'Folkeskole' (municipal school – local school), 1014: 'Kommunale ungdomsskoler' (municipal youth school – local schools for older pupils), 1015: 'Specialskoler for børn' (special school), 1016: 'Dagbehandlingtilbud' (special school). Private schools excluded: 1010 'Efterskole med samlet særligt tilbud' ISCED level 1: 0; ISCED level 2: 2,935; 1011 'Efterskoler' ISCED level 1: 0; ISCED level 2: 24,734; 1013 'Friskoler og private grundskoler' ISCED level 1: 72,804; ISCED level 2: 38,722.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings in: NA NA
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 388,010 168,270 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table) 1012 'Folkeskole' (municipal school – local school), 1014 'Kommunale ungdomsskoler' (municipal youth school – local schools for older pupils): segregated and inclusive.
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 378,926 161,239 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table) Inclusive: enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers.

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 2

Question 9 years 15 years Sources used Notes
1 How many children are aged: 66,143 68,119 School age children, 1 January 2015: Statistics Denmark (same data as in Eurostat)
2 How many pupils are enrolled in all formal educational settings aged: 55,510 48,574 Statistics Denmark (EGS-table) 1012: 'Folkeskole' (municipal school – local school), 1014: 'Kommunale ungdomsskoler' (municipal youth school – local schools for older pupils), 1015: 'Specialskoler for børn' (special school), 1016: 'Dagbehandlingtilbud' (special school). Private schools excluded: 1010 'Efterskole med samlet særligt tilbud' 9 years: 0; 15 years: 809; 1011 'Efterskoler' 9 years: 0; 15 years: 6,521; 1013 'Friskoler og private grundskoler' 9 years: 9,992 15 years: 10,655.
3 How many pupils are out of any formal educational settings aged: NA NA
4 How many pupils are enrolled in mainstream formal educational settings with their non-disabled peers in: 54,404 47,181 Statistics Denmark (EGS-table)
5 How many pupils are enrolled and educated in mainstream classes with their non-disabled peers for at least 80% of the time in: 53,298 45,265 Statistics Denmark (EGS-table)

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 3

Question ISCED 1 ISCED 2 Sources used Notes
1 How many pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 16,204 12,914 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table)
2 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in: 995 454 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table)
3 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 9,084 7,031 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table)
4 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 6,125 5,429 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table)
5 How many pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in: NA NA

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 4

Question ISCED 1 Male ISCED 1 Female ISCED 2 Male ISCED 2 Female Sources used Notes
1 How many male and female pupils have an official decision of SEN in: 12,037 4,155 8,997 3,880 Statistics Denmark/STIL (EGS-table) The small difference between the numbers in this table and the table entitled 'Learners with an official decision of SEN' is due to confidentiality (values which are less than 5 are hidden). This occurs in Question 2 of this table, where some of the data across the classes is at this level.
2 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in: 713 270 320 123
3 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in: 6,789 2,295 4,882 2,149
4 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in: 4,535 1,590 3,816 1,613
5 How many male and female pupils with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in: NA NA NA NA

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 5

Ages 1 How many pupils of each age have an official decision of SEN in ISCED level 1: 2 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in ISCED level 1: 3 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in ISCED level 1: 4 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in ISCED level 1: 5 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in ISCED level 1: Sources used Notes
< 3 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA Statistics Denmark (EGS-table) The quality of data for pupils with an official decision of SEN is quite poor when sorting across classes (as done in the tables entitled 'Population and enrolment', 'Learners with an official decision of SEN' and 'Gender breakdown'). Therefore, the number of pupils aged 5–12 years and 13–16 years does not match ISCED levels 1 and 2.
3 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
4 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
5 year olds 2 1 1 0 NA
6 year olds 920 39 503 378 NA
7 year olds 1,492 108 817 567 NA
8 year olds 1,792 161 996 635 NA
9 year olds 2,057 183 1,106 768 NA
10 year olds 2,426 165 1,396 865 NA
11 year olds 2,721 156 1,520 1,045 NA
12 year olds 2,906 124 1,685 1,097 NA
13 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
14 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
15 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
16 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
17 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
18 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
19 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
20 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
21 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
22 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
23 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
>23 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA

Denmark - 2014_2015 - Table 6

Ages 1 How many pupils of each age have an official decision of SEN in ISCED level 2: 2 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in formal mainstream educational settings with their non disabled peers of the same age for at least 80% of the time in ISCED level 2: 3 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special classes in mainstream schools in ISCED level 2: 4 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in separate special schools in ISCED level 2: 5 How many pupils of each age with an official decision of SEN are educated in non-formal educational provision maintained by the education, health, social or justice sectors in ISCED level 2: Sources used Notes
< 3 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA Statistics Denmark (EGS-table) The quality of data for pupils with an official decision of SEN is quite poor when sorting across classes (as done in the tables entitled 'Population and enrolment', 'Learners with an official decision of SEN' and 'Gender breakdown'). Therefore, the number of pupils aged 5–12 years and 13–16 years does not match ISCED levels 1 and 2.
3 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
4 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
5 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
6 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
7 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
8 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
9 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
10 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
11 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
12 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
13 year olds 3,260 126 1,903 1,231 NA
14 year olds 3,545 133 2,040 1,372 NA
15 year olds 3,432 123 1,916 1,393 NA
16 year olds 2,758 84 1,487 1,187 NA
17 year olds 1,199 33 590 576 NA
18 year olds 102 6 39 57 NA
19 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
20 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
21 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
22 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
23 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA
>23 year olds 0 0 0 0 NA

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