FSD holdings contain a number of data series and individual datasets suitable for research on poverty.
There are also many datasets that contain individual questions and variables which are potentially useful to researchers of the subject. The data archived at the FSD can be downloaded free of charge from Aila Data Service, according to the conditions set for each dataset.
Please note that below is listed only a sample of all data available at the Data Archive and we encourage you to use keyword search more datasets on the subject on Aila. In addition, datasets suitable for research on the theme may be found from other European data archives by using CESSDA Data Catalogue .
Questions and variables of quantitative datasets that have been fielded in English or translated at the FSD can be explored by browsing through Aila variable search. If a quantitative dataset has not yet been translated, you can request a translation free of charge. Qualitative data are only available in their original language. Where applicable, all related materials are freely accessible on the study description page of each dataset.
Recent Data Releases
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- Citizens' Pulse 6/2022
- Welfare and Inequality in Finland 2020
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Datasets on the theme
FSD3431 ISSP 2019: Social Inequality V: Finnish Data
The 2019 International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) studied economic inequality in Finland. The respondents' attitudes were surveyed on income disparity between social groups, occupations and societies as well as which actors in society should solve these disparities.
FSD3356 Finnish Perceptions of Poverty and Welfare Support 2015
This survey charted Finnish views on poverty and social security.
FSD2385 Inhabitants' Welfare Survey: East Helsinki 2001
The study charted social welfare and residents' opinions on welfare services in East Helsinki.
FSD1278 Inhabitants' Welfare Survey: Central Finland 1999
The survey investigated social welfare and opinions on welfare services in Central Finland.
Data in these series also include questions on the theme.
People interested in finding data on poverty should also take a look at data available at other data archives around the world.
In Finland, the Language Bank of Finland also provides services to researchers and archives audio and video material. Research data produced in Finland may also be searched via the Fairdata.fi Etsin . Services of various European social science data archives can be accessed through the website of CESSDA . The UK Data Service has, among other things, a wide variety of excellent qualitative data. Another good source of data is the German GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences . The extensive holdings of the American ICPSR are also well worth searching.