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).

Topical in Research Services

New ready-made module: The pre-primary and primary education (8.2.2023)

The new EDUC_ESIPERUS module has now been published. This is a dataset of pupils enrolled in pre-primary and primary education on 20 September. The data are available for 2020 and 2021. The EDUC_ESIPERUS module is updated once a year. More information on from Taika -catalogue.

FIONA and Statistics Finland 's licensing service will be unavailable 17.2.-20.2.2023 (11.1.2023)

Systems will be unavailable due to a maintenance break from Friday 17.2.2023 at 17:00 to Monday 20.2.2023 at 8:00.

Prices for Research Services in 2023 (23.12.2022) 
The Ministry of Finance has issued the decree of the Ministry of Finance concerning the charge criteria of the performances of Statistics Finland for 2023: Decree of the Ministry of Finance (in Finnish) 

Prices for 2023

Delay in entry to processing of applications

(Updated 6.2.2023)

Addition of users and continuation of licence 

  • Delay in entry to processing of applications is around 2 weeks
  • 3 applications in the queue

Ready-made data

  • Delay in entry to processing of applications is around 1,5 months
  • 7 applications in the queue

Tailored data

  • Delay in entry to processing of applications is around 3 months
  • 15 applications in the queue

Cause of death / data with identification data

  • Delay in entry to processing of applications is around 2 weeks
  • 3 applications in the queue

There are currently 40 applications in for processing. The time from processing the application to receiving the data varies depending on the extent of the data. The number of applications in the queue means the number of ready applications in the queue.

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 21.11.2022 (pdf)

Tip of the autumn: To be considered when filling in an application for a licensce (pdf)
Newsletter 23.3.2022 (pdf)

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.