Growing inequality in Denmark and Germany

Knowledge overview

June 2022


Externally reviewed


A new book published by the ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit reveals that Denmark, Germany and the UK – three very different welfare states – have become increasingly alike in many respects.


Also in this newsletter:


  • Growing inequality in Denmark and Germany
  • The public sector is growing in the UK
  • Less smoking and lower alcohol consumption in the three countries
  • More criminality in all three countries
  • Major differences in immigration into the three countries

Related publications



Welfare State and Population in Denmark Germany and the UK

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