FSD2471 Single Parent Interviews 2001 and 2003

The dataset is (B) available for research, teaching and study.

Download the data

Study description in other languages

Related files

  • No other files available


  • Hakovirta, Mia (University of Turku. Department of Social Policy)


alimony, child care, divorce, economic conditions, everyday life, family cohesion, living conditions, one-parent families, parents, social networks, social security


The data were collected by interviewing 22 single parents in 2001 and 2003. The interview topics included income level, alimony received, education, residential environment, family relations, divorce/break-up and life after it, child care, prejudices against single parents, selecting a place of residence, and the quality of welfare services. The interviews were conducted in the suburbs and villages of an urban municipality located in southern Finland.

Background variables included the respondent's age, marital status, level of education, employment status, number of children under school age, and number of children under 18 years of age.

The dataset is only available in Finnish.

Study description in machine readable DDI 2.0 format

Creative Commons License
Metadata record is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.