Annex table 1. At-risk-of-poverty indicators 1990–2016, in 2016 money. The data concerning 2016 are preliminary.

  1990 1995 2000 2005 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016*
Median income, EUR 18,950 16,930 18,620 21,960 23,950 24,050 23,870 23,790 24,160
At-risk-of-poverty threshold, EUR 11,370 10,160 11,170 13,180 14,370 14,430 14,320 14,280 14,500
Median income of persons at risk of poverty, EUR 9,760 8,610 9,640 11,300 12,210 12,400 12,400 12,280 12,480
Poverty gap, EUR 1,600 1,550 1,540 1,880 2,160 2,030 1,910 1,990 2,010
Poverty gap, % 14.1 15.3 13.8 14.3 15.0 14.1 13.4 13.9 13.9
At-risk-of-poverty rate 10.5 7.6 10.5 12.7 11.9 12.8 12.5 11.7 11.8
Persons at risk of poverty 521,000 386,000 534,000 656,000 635,000 690,000 674,000 634,000 637,000

Source: Income Distribution Statistics 2016, Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Income distribution statistics [e-publication].
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