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 (Opens in new tab).
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
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 4/2023
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 3/2023
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse: Combined Data 2021
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 2/2023
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 1/2023
- Quantitative study: Public Employment and Business Services in Finland: Survey for Job Seekers 2021
- Qualitative study: Finnish Cultural Sector during the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 11/2022
- Quantitative study: Citizen's Pulse 10/2022
- Qualitative study: Women Entrepreneurs in Rural Areas: Follow-up Interviews 2016
- More data on Aila Data Service
- Quantitative study
- Qualitative study
Datasets on the theme
FSD3415 Finnish Views on Inequality and Support for Families with Children 2018
The study surveyed Finnish opinions on issues related to families with children, inequality and support provided by the society.
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.
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 (Opens in new tab) 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 (Opens in new tab) . Services of various European social science data archives can be accessed through the website of CESSDA (Opens in new tab) . The UK Data Service (Opens in new tab) 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 (Opens in new tab) . The extensive holdings of the American ICPSR (Opens in new tab) are also well worth searching.