Referencing instructions

Referring to Kela statistics.

The instructions are based on the general referencing instructions of the Official Statistics of Finland.

Referring to a set of statistics as an entity

Official Statistics of Finland: Statistical series [web publication]. Place of publication: producer [referred date]. Access method <URL address, as a link if possible>

Example:
Official Statistics of Finland: Statistics on reimbursements for medical expenses [web publication]. Helsinki: Kela [referred 25.8.2021]. Access method: http://www.kela.fi/web/en/statistics-by-topic/reimbursements-for-medical-expenses

Referring to statistics of a certain point in time

Official Statistics of Finland: Statistical series [web publication]. Reference point in time of the statistics. Place of publication: producer [referred date]. Access method <URL address, as a link if possible>

Example:
Official Statistics of Finland: Statistics on child maintenance allowances [web publication]. August 2021. Helsinki: Kela [referred 1.11.2021]. Access method: http://www.kela.fi/web/en/statistics-by-topic/child-maintenance-allowances

Referring to a table in the database eKelasto

Official Statistics of Finland: Statistical series [web publication]. Statistical reference point in time, Table: heading of statistical table: name of statistics. Place of publication: producer [referred date]. Access method <URL address, as a link if possible>

Example:
Official Statistics of Finland: Statistics on child benefit [web publication]. September 2021, Table: Child benefit: Number of recipients and benefits paid out. Helsinki: Kela [referred 1.11.2021]. Access method: http://raportit.kela.fi/linkki/35350606

Referring to a statistical publication

Official Statistics of Finland: Name of publication [web publication]. ISSN = ISSN code of statistical series. Place of publication: producer [referred date]. Access method <URL address, as a link if possible>

Example:
Official Statistics of Finland: Statistical Yearbook of the Social Insurance Institution 2019 [web publication]. ISSN = 1796–0479. Helsinki: Kela [referred 1.9.2021]. Access method: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi-fe2020120399332

When the publication is not part of the Official Statistics of Finland:
Pocket Statistics 2021 [web publication]. Helsinki: Kela [referred 1.9.2021]. Access method: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi-fe2021060233120

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