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Annex table 1. At-risk-of-poverty indicators 1990–2019. The data concerning 2019 are preliminary.

  1990 1995 2000 2005 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019*
Median income, EUR 19,490 17,420 19,160 22,600 24,480 24,740 25,100 25,200 25,550
At-risk-of-poverty threshold, EUR 11,700 10,450 11,500 13,560 14,690 14,840 15,060 15,120 15,330
Median income of persons at risk of poverty, EUR 10,050 8,860 9,920 11,620 12,640 12,800 12,920 12,880 13,240
Poverty gap, % 14.1 15.3 13.8 14.3 13.9 13.8 14.2 14.8 13.7
At-risk-of-poverty rate 10.5 7.6 10.5 12.7 11.7 11.5 12.1 11.8 12.3
Persons at risk of poverty 521,000 386,000 534,000 656,000 634,000 623,000 654,000 640,000 669,000

Source: Income Distribution Statistics 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.12.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Income distribution statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1331. Income differentials between population subgroups 2019, Annex table 1. At-risk-of-poverty indicators 1990–2019. The data concerning 2019 are preliminary. . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.7.2022].
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