Micro data

Micro data or unit-level data are available from Statistics Finland for scientific studies and statistical surveys.

The Research Services offer ready-made data and tailoring of data according to research need. Data are available from both enterprise and individual databases in a variety of ways. The data, their tailoring and remote access are subject to charge.

Statistical legislation and data protection and confidentiality practices specified in legislation are applied in compiling and releasing the data. The releasing of data is subject to a user licence. View the rules of the Research Services (PDF).

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Changes in prices for Research Services’ ready-made datasets from 1.1.2022 (21.12.2021)

An annual fee or a one-time fee will be charged for the use of ready-made data modules depending on whether the license has been granted for continuously delivered ready-made data module or one time delivered ready-made data module. 

More information from newsletter (pdf).

Changes in the users of Fiona projects (15.12.2021)

Possible changes in the users of Fiona projects need to be requested before 23.12.2021 via Research Services' service email tutkijapalvelut@stat.fi so that there is enough time to apply the changes before the new Fiona pricing in 2022.

Changes in prices from 1.1.2022

There will be changes in prices for Statistics Finland's remote access system Fiona, the user licenses and ready-made datasets. The updated price list for remote access system can be found on Statistics Finland's website.

Newslettes about prices 2022 (pdf).

Delay in entry to processing of applications

(Updated 24.1.2022)

  • Addition of users: around 2 weeks
  • Ready-made data: around 2,5 months
  • Tailored data: around 3,5 months
  • Cause of death / data with identification data: around 5 weeks

The time from processing the application to receiving the data varies depending on the extent of the data.

Application process for data

Learn more about the data. Apply for licence. We process your application. We make an agreement. We compile the data. We deliver the data.

Newsletter of Research Services

The newsletter informs about current news from Research Services at Statistics Finland.

Newsletter 13.10.2021 (pdf)

Contact us

In all questions concerning research data, you can contact us by email: tutkijapalvelut@stat.fi.

If you want to contact us by telephone, send us by email a call request and tell us in the message what it concerns. This way we can find a suitable expert to see to the matter.