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Public services in the six largest cities in Finland compared

Kuusikko work group making comparisons of public social and health care, employment services and early childhood education in the six largest cities of Finland are chiefly published during the summer months.

The purpose of the comparison reports is to provide the big cities with as comparable data as possible on their public services and what they cost.

By the end of September 2019, the Kuusikko work group will issue a total of seven reports. The annual reports provide facts on social work for adults, income, child protection, abuser care and mental health care, employment services, social and health services for the elderly, services for the handicapped, and early childhood education. Their themes and time of issue are:

May 2019
- Comparison of the care of the handicapped in the six largest cities and of the costs for it (week 21)
- Comparison of the child protection services in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 22)
June 2019
- Comparison of the abuser care and mental health services in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 24)
- Comparison of the social work for adults and the social assistance benefit in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 25)
- Comparison of the social and health services for the elderly in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 26)
August 2019
- Comparison of the early childhood education services in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 31)
September 2019
- Comparison of the public employment services in the six largest cities and of the costs for them (week 40)

The Kuusikko work groups consist of professionals from the public social and health care, employment services and early childhood education authorities in the six largest cities in Finland, namely Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Turku, Tampere and Oulu.

Read more:

Kuusikko-työryhmä (In Finnish)


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