Statistics on the pensions provided by Kela
Producer: Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
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- Pension benefits paid out by Kela: Number of recipients and amounts of benefit
- Pension benefits paid out by Kela: Benefit components and their amounts
- Pension benefits paid out by Kela
- Recipients of disability pension from Kela by diagnosis
- Recipients of guarantee pension and average amount of pension received
- Guarantee pensions paid out
The Finnish pension system is comprised, broadly, of two statutory schemes which respectively provide national pensions and earnings-related pensions. The statistics on the pensions provided by Kela present a general picture of pension provision by Kela.
The statistics contain data on pension beneficiaries and their benefits at specific points in time, the benefits having commenced during a specific period, and the expenditure on benefits during a specific period.
Benefit category, benefit composition, classification of municipalities according to the general cost-of-living classification, general regional classifications, classification of diseases (ICD-10), occupation and position, general 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 pension schemes.
Published monthly and annually.
Time of completion or release
The monthly statistics are published within two weeks of the end of the statistical reference period.
Information about the pensions provided by Kela is available starting from 1942.
social security, pensions, pension benefits, pensioners, national pensions, survivors' pensions, pensioners, front-veterans' supplements, child increases, guarantee pensions
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