What Worries Denmark? - May 2022

Climate change is still the biggest worry among the Danes. However, inflation has now taken over as the second largest worry - leaving the war in Ukraine on a third place. Get more insights on what worries Denmark below.

What Worries Denmark? | Inflation | War in Ukraine | Climate Change | Ipsos Denmark | May 2022


In May there has been a decreasing focus on the war, which can be seen in the Danes’ worries. The war in Ukraine still worries a large part of the Danes, but in May inflation has taken over as the second largest worry and as the third largest total worry.

It is the rising prices of everything from food to electricity and gas that worries the Danes. There is a good reason for the Danes’ increasing worries about the inflation, as the inflation in Denmark is at its highest in 40 years. Worries related to inflation is still however overcome by worries related to the environment and climate change, just as healthcare remains a big worry for Danes.

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The Biggest Worries chart refers to an individual’s perception of the largest/most top-of-mind challenge Denmark is dealing with today.


The Total Worries chart encompasses the biggest worries and the respondents’ other worries combined.  


About the study
This study surveys a nationally representative sample of adults aged 18+ across various regions of Denmark, with 1000 interviews conducted per month. Weighting has been employed to balance demographics and ensure that the sample’s composition reflects that of the adult population according to the most recent Danish census data.


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