Discrimination of different groups in Denmark 2017

This statistic shows the result of a survey on the discrimination of different groups in Denmark in 2017. The majority of respondents (35 percent) thought that recipients of federal government benefits are being discriminated in the Danish society. A share of 33 percent stated that there is discrimination against disabled people in the country.

Which of the following groups do you think are being discriminated in Danish society?

Share of respondents
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Release date

October 2017



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,497 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Er der en eller flere af de følgende grupper, som du synes bliver diskrimineret i det danske samfund?"

Multiple answers were possible.
br> * The source adds the following information: "Further analysis indicates that this figure has been overestimated, as some respondents seem to have misunderstood the question."

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