1921 and 1940 Denmark Census – MyHeritage Free Collections for June 2, 2020

As I mentioned yesterday – Each Day of June, a Different Record Collection Will Be Free! – MyHeritage May 31, 2020, MyHeritage is offering a different free collection every day this month. Today is two free collections – the 1921 Denmark Census and 1940 Denmark Censushttps://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10197/1921-denmark-censushttps://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10706/1940-denmark-census. They are only free today so if you have Danish ancestors who lived in Denmark in February 1921 or November 1940, it’s worth checking out.

The 1921 Denmark Census

1921 Denmark Census

3,356,937 records
The 1921 census of Denmark was taken on February 1, 1921. It covered the entire Kingdom of Denmark, including North Schleswig, and the two constituent countries of Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Information recorded in the census includes: name, residence, gender, birth date, birthplace, marital status, position in family, profession, and religious affiliation.

The 1940 Denmark Census

1940 Denmark Census

3,950,454 records

The 1940 Denmark Census was conducted on November 5, 1940 and provides a glimpse into the lives of the citizens of Denmark at the start of World War II. Every individual within the household at the time of the census, whether family, visitor, or employee was enumerated. Each record contains information about the specific person’s given and family names, gender, residence, birth date, birth place, marital status, marriage date, and their relationship to the head of household.

Additional information can be found on the images including profession, education level, and disability (hearing and vision impairment). The census was the only population registration taken in Denmark during World War II, the previous census was collected in 1930 and the following census in 1950.


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1 Response to 1921 and 1940 Denmark Census – MyHeritage Free Collections for June 2, 2020

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    So much data for historians!

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