Expenditure on Social Assistance

Producer: National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Homepage: http:// www.stat.fi/til/toimttenn/index_en.html
Main topic: Social Protection
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Yes
European Statistical System (ESS): No


Preliminary Statistics on Social Assistance are compiled based on data collected once a year from municipalities on social assistance recipients. The preliminary statistics provide aggregate data on the number of recipient households and the costs of social expenditure. The statistics have been compiled since 1992.


social welfare, social security, social protection, social assistance

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Last updated 12.03.2013