Instructions for responding
How were the respondents selected?
The persons selected to the leisure survey were drawn randomly from Statistics Finland's population database on the population of Finland. The person selected to the survey can be any person aged 10+ living in Finland.
How is the survey made?
Statistics Finland sends the person selected to the survey sample a letter containing information about the survey and instructions on how to participate in it. There is no need to prepare in advance for the survey.
Advance letter (web survey, paper questionnaire)
Leisure survey (pdf)
Advance letter (interview)
Leisure survey - parents (pdf)
Leisure survey - seniors (pdf)
How does the interviewer contact you?
Statistics Finland sends the person selected to the sample of the survey a letter containing information about the survey and that the interviewer will contact the person by telephone in the near future.
If the telephone number of the person selected to the survey cannot be found, a letter is sent asking the person to contact Statistics Finland to set up a time for the interview or to respond to the survey with the web or paper questionnaire.