Well-being in Danish Cities

This report is part of the work on How’s Life in Your Region? project produced by the OECD Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate under the leadership of Rolf Alter and its Regional Development Policy Division led by Joaquim Oliveira Martins. The report was made possible through the support of the Region of Southern Denmark.

The OECD Secretariat is grateful to the co-ordinating team at the Statistical Unit of the Region of Southern Denmark, led by Rune Stig Mortensen, Kresten N. Laursen, Johanna Lundström and Katrine Prytz Larsen. The Secretariat would also like to acknowledge the representatives of the Danish municipalities, the Region of Southern Denmark and the Central Denmark Region for sharing their perspectives during the OECD field mission on 14 and 15 September 2016.

This report was co-ordinated by Paolo Veneri and drafted by Paolo Veneri and Justine Boulant under the supervision of Monica Brezzi from the Regional Development Policy Division of the OECD’s Directorate of Public Governance and Territorial Development. Johanna Lundström and Kresten N. Laursen (Region of Southern Denmark) contributed to Chapter 2. Daniel Sánchez-Serra helped with the data in Chapter 1. The manuscript has benefited from comments from OECD colleagues and national delegates to the OECD Working Party on Territorial Indicators. Jennifer Allain and Pilar Philip are kindly acknowledged for preparing the manuscript for publication.