Official Statistics of Finland

Participation in leisure activities

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Description: The leisure survey is an interview survey studying the population’s leisure hobbies and social participation and changes in them, as well as participation in them by different population groups. The survey also produces information on the ratio between work and leisure, social relationships and importance attached to different spheres of life. The results from the survey are public but its basic data are confidential. User rights can be obtained to them for scientific research purposes.
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Keywords: amateur theatres, art, art activities, books, choirs, computers, concerts, cultural activities, cultural associations, cultural events, cultural participation, cultural tourism, culture, dance, domestic work, films, handicraft, hobbies, information technology, internet, leisure, mass communication, museums, music, newspapers, opera, participation, physical exercise, radio, reading, social life, socio-economic group, sound recordings, study, television broadcasting, theatre, time use, video recordings, visual arts, voluntary work, way of life.
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Change: Statistics renamed
04 Jan 2018
Statistics on Leisure Survey will in future be published under the name Participation in leisure activities.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Participation in leisure activities [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.8.2018].
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