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Living Conditions Surveys (ULF/SILC)

Upcoming publishing: 2021-10-14

The statistics describe various aspects of living conditions for different groups of the population aged 16 and older: housing, economy, health, leisure, civic activities, social relationships, employment and working environment, security and safety.

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Living Conditions Surveys (ULF/SILC) 2020


Six percent of the population aged 16 and older felt lonely during the pandemic year 2020. The highest percentage is among the age group 85 years and older at 17 percent, and among unemployed persons at 19 percent. In the age group 60–69 years and among those in work, 3 percent felt lonely.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Work environment 1980–2020 English Report 2021-09-13
Insecurity 1980-2020 English Report 2021-05-19
Visits to the forests and fields 2018–2019. In urban and rural areas and from an economic perspective English Report 2021-03-23
Measuring disability: a comparison of different statistical sources English Report 2020-11-25
Work environment 1980-2017 English Report 2018-12-17
Threats, violence and worry 1980–2017 English Report 2018-05-31
Living Conditions 1980–2016 – selected indicators English Report 2018-03-02
Leisure 2014–2015 English Report 2017-01-25
Health 2012–2013 English Rapport 2015-05-22
Changes in the Life Conditions Survey 2006–2008 – A Study in the Comparability of Welfare Indicators over time English Rapport 2010-10-01
Alternative modes of data collection in ULF, phase 2 – A comparison between two different modes of data collection English Rapport 2010-01-18

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