2023 Inflation support measures

Last updated: 9 May 2023

In February 2023, the Danish government officially set aside DKK 2.4 billion to support consumers in the high energy price context through several measures. The support package includes:

  • Financial allowance for pensioners and financially vulnerable families with children,
  • Postponement of tax payment deadlines for companies to support their liquidity during high energy costs,
  • Support for energy-exposed food stores in small towns,
  • Support for vulnerable energy-intensive cultural institutions including energy efficiency improvements,
  • Increase in the standard tax deduction for child day-care providers,
  • One-off allowance for disability benefit recipients and single parents,
  • Extra subsidies for citizens with high medical expenses,
  • Grants for civil society organisations to help with high prices,
  • Subsidies for households replacing gas boilers by connection to district heating network, 
  • Extraordinary rent reductions in social housing for vulnerable tenants.

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