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 Archive and we encourage you to search more datasets on the subject on Aila.
Questions and variables of quantitative datasets that have been fielded in English or translated at the FSD can be explored by browsing their codebooks or 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, the codebook and other related material are freely accessible on the study description page of each dataset.
Recent Data Releases
- Sociobarometer 2019
- Helsingin Sanomat Loneliness Survey 2014
- Sociobarometer 2018
- Unemployed Young Adults' Perceptions of Work, Livelihood and Well-being 2016
- Welfare and Inequality in Finland 2012
- Life Stories of Disabled Artists 2018
- Finnish Views on the Future of Work in Digital Economy 2017
- Tampere Praksis: Adult Social Work Clients' Views on Applying for Social Assistance 2018
- Subsistence of University Students in the Capital Region 2018
- Enhancing Leisure Time Activities: Survey for Eighth-Graders Spring 2015
- More data on Aila Data Service
- Quantitative study
- Qualitative study
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.
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. 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.