Country

Finland Finland

Title

Juntunen, P. (2012): FRA:n EU-MIDIS aineiston tuloksia Suomessa asuvista somaleista, Ministry of the Interior (2012)

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Year

2012

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

Local

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Public authority

Institution

Finland, Ministry of the Interior

Main Thematic Focus

Discrimination

Target Population

Migrants

Key findings

The report provides information on discrimination experienced by Somalis inter alia in employment, as well as information on Somalis as victims of crime. For example 25,9 % of the Somalis interviewed had been harassed during the last 12 months and 12,4 % during the last 2-5 years. 96 % of them thought that they had been victim of harassment because of their ethnic origin. Moreover, 20,3 % of the interviewees had been assaulted or threatened during the last 12 months and 17,2 % during the last 2-5 years. 88 % of them thought that they had been assaulted because of their ethnic origin.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

The report is based on material collected for EU-MIDIS survey in Finland. The report provides statistical data drawn from the interviews conducted with Somalis near Helsinki metro in summer of 2008.

Sample details and representativeness

484 interviews with Somalis.

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