Statistics on school transport subsidies
Producer: Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
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The school transport subsidy is one of the means for supporting participation in education. It offsets some of the cost of daily commutes between home and upper secondary school or institute of vocational education. School transport subsidy is available to persons living and studying in Finland. The school transport subsidy scheme is administered by Kela. The statistics on school transport subsidies offer information about recipients and expenditure.
Recipients of school transport subsidy, amount of subsidy paid in EUR.
Recipient, level of educational institution, and general regional and demographic classifications.
Data collection methods and data sources
Compiled from individual-level statistical registers, which are based on benefit databases created in the course of administering the school transport subsidy scheme.
Published monthly, and once per calendar and academic year.
Time of completion or release
The monthly statistics are published within five weeks of the statistical reference period and the annual and academic year specific statistics by the middle of the year following the reference year.
The time series are comparable from 1997, the year in which the school transportation subsidy was introduced.
social security, school transport subsidy, students
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