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Latest items for Denmark

Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.9 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.42 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Jordan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.80 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 9, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1, RCDW-LAW-2

"Denmark has voted to ban the niqab and burqa, becoming the fifth European country to pass such a law" (para. 1).
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Moldova, Senegal, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkmenistan, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, East Timor, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Netherlands
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 10.9 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 10.8 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 3.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 4.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 3.2 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Slovakia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Denmark, Vietnam
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 94 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 81.2 years, with the average life expectancy being 79.3 years for men and 64.5 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 18.54. This rate reflects the number of police-recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"Parliament approved a law to ban the wearing of full-face coverings in public, mostly seen as directed at the Islamic veil. And the immigration minister recently stirred controversy by suggesting that fasting Muslims were a danger to society" (para 14).
Oct. 2, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Countries: Belgium, Denmark, France
Variables: RCDW-LAW-1

"The law, approved on Tuesday, puts the Netherlands, a country of about 17 million people, in company with France, Belgium, Denmark and other countries in Europe and North America that penalize Muslim women who either partly or fully cover their faces in public" (para 2).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Bahamas, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Uruguay
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 3.5 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 2.5 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, United Arab Emirates
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 6 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 80.6 years, with the average life expectancy being 78.6 years for men and 82.5 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 2.4 based on data from 2005-2014.
May 4, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"‘High prevalence IPV against women and high levels of gender equality would appear contradictory, but these apparently opposite statements appear to be true in Nordic countries, producing what could be called the ‘Nordic paradox’’...The authors also address possible sources of information bias. For example, some have argued that women in Nordic countries may feel more free to talk about IPV because of their equal status. ‘Data would reflect not an actual higher prevalence but higher levels of disclosure than in less equalitarian countries,’ explained Dr. [Enrique] Gracia [one of the authors]. ‘However, the same EU Agency for Fundamental Rights survey provides data suggesting lower levels of disclosure of IPV to...more
May 4, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"‘High prevalence IPV against women and high levels of gender equality would appear contradictory, but these apparently opposite statements appear to be true in Nordic countries, producing what could be called the ‘Nordic paradox’...Drs. [Enrique] Gracia and [Juan] Merlo offer a number of potential explanations and propose methodological approaches to understanding the contradictory phenomenon. One theory is that Nordic countries may be suffering from a backlash effect as traditional definitions of both manhood and womanhood begin to be challenged in a meaningful way" (pp 4, 8)