Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2011

Nordisk statistisk årsbok 2011

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Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2011 is published for the 49th time. It is a reference book containing comprehensive and easily accessible statistics of various aspects of social life in the five Nordic countries, i.e. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In addition data are also presented on the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Åland Islands. The aim of the yearbook is, as far as possible, to present comparable data on the Nordic countries. Additional tables can be accessed free of charge via our homepage. Here It is also possible to read and download the Nordic Statistical Yearbook in pdf format free of charge. Den nordiske statistiske årbog udkommer nu for 49. gang. Årbogen er et opslagsværk som har til hensigt at give en sammenfattende og overskuelig redegørelse for statistikken over samfundsforholdene i de fem nordiske lande Danmark, Finland, Island, Norge og Sverige. I mange af tabellerne findes desuden oplysninger om Færøerne, Grønland og Åland. Formålet med årbogen er at fremlægge gensidigt sammenlignelige oplysninger om de nordiske lande. Yderligere tabeller er tilgængelige gratis via vores netsted. Her er det også muligt helt gratis at læse og downloade bogen i pdfformat.




Health service in the Nordic countries is public and, to a large extent, financed through taxes or through compulsory health insurance schemes. In all Nordic countries, except Greenland, citizens contribute directly, either through insurance schemes or by paying user charges for treatment or for pharmaceutical products. In Iceland, contributions are primarily made by the central government, while financing in the other countries consists mainly of county and municipal taxes with block grants from the government.


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