Statistics on conscript's allowances
Kela - The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
The purpose of the conscript's allowance is to provide economic security to conscripts and their family members during military or alternative service.
These statistics describe the conscript's allowances paid out by Kela. Approaching the topic from a variety of perspectives, they provide statistical data about the number of recipients of conscripts' allowances, the number of persons covered, and the allowances paid out.
Recipients of conscript's allowance, persons covered by the conscript's allowance scheme, amounts paid out as basic assistance and as assistance towards housing, maintenance and various specific expenses, and the amounts paid towards interest on student debt.
Allowance component, conscript/family member, type of service (military/alternative), general regional classifications, age and sex.
Data collection methods and data sources
The statistics on conscripts' allowances are compiled from individual-level statistical registers, which are based on benefit databases created in the course of providing conscripts' allowances.
Published monthly, quarterly and once per calendar year.
Time of completion or release
Monthly statistics on housing assistance for conscripts are published within 5 weeks of the statistical reference month. Quarterly statistics on the conscript's allowance and the associated annual statistics are published within 6 weeks of the end of the quarter. An annual publication titled "Kelan sotilasavustustilasto 20XX) is published by the end of September following the statistical reference year.
The time series on the conscript's allowance are mutually comparable since 1994.
Social security, conscript's allowances, housing allowance, conscripts, men performing non-military service, men and women performing military service.
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