Greenlandic children in Denmark, 2008

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The aim of this study is to gain new knowledge of Greenlandic children living in Denmark with their parents.

The following subjects will be examined:
The social, psychological and physical well-being of the Greenlandic children.
How well the Greenlandic children do in school and day care.
The support offered to vulnerable Greenlandic children by the municipality of residence.
The conditions of Greenlandic children compared to other Danish children on the basis of The Danish Longitudinal Survey of Children by The Danish National Centre for Social Research.
The conditions of Greenlandic children in Denmark compared to Greenlandic children in Greenland.

This study aims at providing a scientific basis for the understanding of the living conditions of Greenlandic children in Denmark including issues of integration and discrimination. Furthermore the study seeks to determine if the Greenlandic children receive the relevant support when needed.


Everyday activities, Alcohol, unemployed, Children's qualities, Children's spare time, Children's temper, Children's wellbeing, Depression, Vocational education, Professional qualifications, Leisure activity, Physical violence, Community, Greenlander, Conditions of greenlanders, Hash, Health condition, Main occupation, Income, Conflict, Conflict in the family, Contact with social services, Abuse, Upbringing, Violation of children and young people, Mental problem, Conditions of cohabitation, Visitation rights, Schooling, Special needs education, Threat, Tiredness, TV habits, Economy


Society and culture: Social conditions and indicators



Geographic Coverage


Data set

Order data

Variables: Unknown
Analysis unit: Individuals


In data set:
Original sample: NA


Kind of data: Survey data

Time dimension: Cross-sectional study,

Sampling procedure: Stratified random sample

Action to minimize loos: NA

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Test type: Structured questionnaire

Number of questions: 0

Data Collector: SFI - Det Nationale Forskningscenter for Velfærd

Temporal coverage

Start: 2008-09-01
End: 2008-09-30


SFI - Det Nationale Forskningscenter for Velfærd, Greenlandic children in Denmark, 2008, Dansk Data Arkiv Danish Data Archive, 2011. 1 data file: DDA-23002, version: 1.0.0, http://dx.doi.org/10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-23002

Persistent identifier:

DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-23002

Archive information

Received: 2011-03-24


Study state: The Danish Data Archive has received data from the depositor.
Access conditions: Free access


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