Annex table 1. At-risk-of-poverty indicators 1990-2017. The data concerning 2017 are preliminary.

  1990 1995 2000 2005 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017*
Median income, EUR 19,090 17,060 18,770 22,130 24,230 24,050 23,970 24,230 24,580
At-risk-of-poverty threshold, EUR 11,450 10,240 11,260 13,280 14,540 14,430 14,380 14,540 14,750
Median income of persons at risk of poverty, EUR 9,840 8,670 9,710 11,380 12,490 12,500 12,380 12,530 12,650
Poverty gap, EUR 1,620 1,560 1,550 1,900 2,050 1,930 2,010 2,000 2,090
Poverty gap, % 14.1 15.3 13.8 14.3 14.1 13.4 13.9 13.8 14.2
At-risk-of-poverty rate 10.5 7.6 10.5 12.7 12.8 12.5 11.7 11.5 12.1
Persons at risk of poverty 521,000 386,000 534,000 656,000 690,000 674,000 634,000 623,000 654,000

Source: Income Distribution Statistics 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 19.12.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Income distribution statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1331. Income inequality (international comparison) 2017, Annex table 1. At-risk-of-poverty indicators 1990-2017. The data concerning 2017 are preliminary. . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.6.2019].
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