Well-being and Social Relationships
FSD holdings contain a number of data series and individual datasets suitable for research on well-being and social relationships.
There are also many datasets that contain individual questions and variables which are potentially useful to researchers of the subject. The data archived at the FSD can be downloaded free of charge from Aila Data Service, according to the conditions set for each dataset. Please note that below is listed only a sample of all data available at the Archive and we encourage you to search more datasets on the subject on Aila.
Questions and variables of quantitative datasets that have been fielded in English or translated at the FSD can be explored by browsing their codebooks or through Aila variable search. If a quantitative dataset has not yet been translated, you can request a translation free of charge. Qualitative data are only available in their original language. Where applicable, the codebook and other related material are freely accessible on the study description page of each dataset.
Recent Data Releases
- Tampere Praksis: Child Foster Care and Children's Close Networks 2016
- Enhancing Leisure Time Activities: Interview Notes and Observation Diaries 2013-2017
- Young People in the Limelight: Photography Workshop in a Youth Cafe 2015
- Young People in the Limelight: Theatre Workshop 2016
- University of Tampere Open Science Survey 2017
- Sociobarometer 2016
- Pension Barometer 2017
- Finnish Views on Lutheranism 2017
- Finnish Views on Lutheranism 2016
- Power Structures of Finnish Society 2011
- More data on Aila Data Service
- Quantitative study
- Qualitative study
FSD3077 Cross-national Survey on the Future of the Welfare State 2015
The survey charted trust in the future of the welfare state and the role of the EU in social policy and social security. Countries studied included Finland, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom.
FSD3114 Neighbour Relations and Disputes 2012
The study investigated, among others, interaction with neighbours, friends and acquaintances.
Data in these series also include questions on the theme.
People interested in finding data on well-being and social relationships should also take a look at data available at other data archives around the world.
In Finland, the Language Bank of Finland also provides services to researchers and archives audio and video material. Services of various European social science data archives can be accessed through the website of CESSDA. The UK Data Service has, among other things, a wide variety of excellent qualitative data. Another good source of data is the German GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. The extensive holdings of the American ICPSR are also well worth searching.