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On this page can you find all the services that Kela's Information Services provides for its information products.

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Statistical Information Service

Contact the Statistical Information Service if you need statistics on Kela’s benefits and other operations or general information about the statistics.

Data permits and data requests

Kela’s register data can be released for instance for scientific research. This page provides instructions on how to request data permits and data.

Expert services

Kela’s research unit offers expert services to both in-house and outside customers.
Published: 28.4.2022

Research funding available from Kela

Kela can offer funding for research focusing on rehabilitation, the prevention of illness or health insurance.
Published: 9.6.2023

Ethics Committee

The task of Kela’s Research Ethics Committee is to conduct, upon request, an ethical review of research projects involving human participants and to issue relevant statements.
Published: 19.4.2022

Kelan tutkimusjulkaisutoiminta

Ohjeita Kelan tutkimusjulkaisusarjoissa julkaisemiseen.
Published: 24.3.2023

Kela’s Master’s thesis award

Each year, Kela grants an award in recognition of a distinguished Master’s thesis on social security. The acknowledgement is granted to a scientifically high-quality thesis that is interesting from the viewpoint of social security.
Published: 1.11.2023