Official Statistics of Finland

Participation in leisure activities

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Going to concerts becomes more common and diverse
21 Nov 2018

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2020.

Description: The Leisure Survey is an inquiry that examines the population's leisure activities and social participation, their development and participation of different population groups. The survey also produces information on the ratio between work and leisure, social relationships and importance attached to different spheres of life. The Leisure Survey has been conducted in 1977, 1981, 1991 and 2002.
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Keywords: amateur theatres, art, art activities, books, choirs, computers, concerts, cultural activities, cultural associations, cultural events, cultural participation, cultural tourism, culture, dance, domestic work, films, handicraft, hobbies, information technology, internet, leisure, mass communication, museums, music, newspapers, opera, participation, physical exercise, radio, reading, social life, socio-economic group, sound recordings, study, television broadcasting, theatre, time use, video recordings, visual arts, voluntary work, way of life.
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Change: Statistics renamed
04 Jan 2018
Statistics on Leisure Survey will in future be published under the name Participation in leisure activities.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Participation in leisure activities [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.1.2020].
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