Description

The data are based on data in the National Institute for Health and Welfare Child Welfare Register concerning children and young persons placed outside the home and on summary data that National Institute for Health and Welfare receives annually from municipalities on children and young persons receiving support in community care as part of a child welfare intervention. In its current form, the Child Welfare Register has existed since 1991. Statistics on community care interventions have been compiled since 1992.

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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Child Welfare [e-publication].
Helsinki: National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) [referred: 22.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/lasuo/meta_en.html