In Denmark, there is no single definition of the age group. Different acts, strategies and institutions target different groups of young people, for instance:
In the area of social affairs, different definitions apply. Sometimes, a young person is defined as being in the 15-17-year age group, and clearly delimited from a child in the 0-14-year age group. At other times, the term “children and young people” is used to define the 0-18-year age group.