Description

Residents of Finland are insured under the Health Insurance Act. Under the Act, they are, under certain conditions, entitled to a maternity, paternity or parental allowance as compensation for loss of income resulting from pregnancy or child care.The statistics on maternity, paternity and parental allowances present a picture of the economic security of families with a newborn or adopted child.

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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Parenthood Allowances [e-publication].
Helsinki: Social Insurance Institution of Finland [referred: 23.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vanpra/meta_en.html