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Description of statistics: Statistics on the pensions provided by Kela
Produced by: Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
The Finnish pension system is comprised, broadly, of two statutory schemes which provide, respectively, national pensions and earnings-related pensions. The statistics on the pensions provided by Kela present a general picture of pension benefits provided by Kela.
The statistics contain data on pension recipients and their benefits at specific points in time, the pensions having commenced during a specific period, and the expenditure on pensions during a specific period.
Benefit category, benefit composition, benefit component, family category, general regional classifications, classification of diseases (ICD-10), occupation and professional status, 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 the pensions provided by Kela.
Published monthly and annually.
Time of completion or release
Information about the pensions provided by Kela is available starting from 1942.
social security, pensions, pension benefits, national pensions, survivors' pensions, pensioners, front-veterans' supplements, child increases, guarantee pension