Statistics on the rehabilitation services and benefits provided by Kela

Producer: Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland

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The statistics on the rehabilitation benefits and services provided by Kela present a general picture of the rehabilitation implemented by Kela nationwide. They contain statistical information from different perspectives about rehabilitation clients, rehabilitation procedures, rehabilitation expenditure and rehabilitation allowances.

Data content

Decision on access to rehabilitation/eligibility for rehabilitation allowance, beneficiary, rehabilitation procedure funded, expenditure on rehabilitation, number of days covered for recipients of rehabilitation allowance.

Classifications used

Legislative basis of rehabilitation, rehabilitation procedure, disease (International Classification of Diseases, ICD-10), occupation, pre-rehabilitation employment status, grounds of eligibility for rehabilitation allowance, legislative basis of rehabilitation allowance, 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 providing rehabilitation benefits and services.

Updating frequency

Published monthly and once per calendar year.

Time of completion or release

Monthly statistics are published within one week of the reference month. Annual statistics are released by the middle of the year following the reference year.

Time series

The key statistical units for rehabilitation (rehabilitation client, rehabilitation procedure and expenditure) are comparable from the 1970s. On the level of individual procedures, the statistics are comparable from 1992.


social security, rehabilitation, rehabilitation services, rehabilitation allowance, persons with functional impairment, persons with severe disability

Contact information

tilastot (at)