Facts about life
at home in Denmark
Home, sweet home
IKEA wants to create a better everyday life for the many. That’s why, each year, we ask more than 20,000 people all over the world about their homes. What is a home? How does it smell? What happens between the walls? And what battles do we fight when the things we own and the places we decorate are at odds with the people we live with? You can see the Danish answers to some of the questions we asked on this page.
We feel misunderstood
of Danes feel the media shows a misleading image of our homes and how we live together
Have you ever thrown out something that belonged to someone you live with, without telling them?
One in three Danes has thrown out something that belonged to the person they live with, without telling them
Clutter-busting is good for us
Almost 1 in 2 Danes gets a sense of relief after tidying up and having a good clear-out at home However, 13% have never had a proper clear-out
The need for privacy
Do you have a place at home that’s all yours?
One in five Danes finds it difficult to define a place at home as their personal space
When we argue
36% of Danes have arguments in the living room