Producer: Social Insurance Institution of
Homepage: http:// tilastokeskus.fi/til/vanpra/index_en.html
Main topic: Social Protection
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Yes
European Statistical System (ESS): No
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.
social protection, social security, parental allowance, maternity allowance, paternity allowance, parenthood
Last updated 13.05.2013