Statistics on special assistance for immigrants

This statistical dataset has been discontinued. No new data will be produced.

Produced by: Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland

Products that include statistics on special assistance for immigrants

Statistical publications

  • Monthly statistics on special assistance for immigrants (pdf) is no longer updated
  • Kela’s Statistical Yearbook (2011 and older editions)
  • Pocket Statistics (2012 and older editions)

Description

The purpose of special assistance for immigrants was to provide long-term economic security for immigrants in respect of old age and incapacity for work. With the discontinuation of the scheme on 1 March 2011, recipients were awarded a guarantee pension.

Data content

Recipients of special assistance for immigrants at the statistical reference time point, amount of the assistance, and benefit expenditure in EUR during the reference period.

Classifications used

Type of assistance, composition of assistance, nationality.

Data collection methods and data sources

Compiled from individual-level statistical registers, which were based on benefit databases created in the course of providing special assistance for immigrants.

Time series

The statistics on recipients of special assistance for immigrants were compiled in 2003–2011.

Keywords

social security, immigrants, economic security

Quality description

Quality description: Statistics on special assistance for immigrants

Contact information

Reeta Pösö
+358 (0)20 634 1358
tilastot (at) kela.fi