Families by type in 1950–2008

Corrected on 19 August 2009. The corrections are indicated in red.
Year Total Maried couple without children  Married couple with children       Cohabiting couple without children Cohabiting couple with children Mother and children  Father and children  Registered male couple 3) Registered female couple 3)
1950 930,572 176,650 593,763 .. .. 137,803 22,356 .. ..
1960 1,036,270 207,897 678,822 .. .. 129,706 19,845 .. ..
1970 1) 1,153,878 260,562 722,001 19,100 6,800 126,394 19,021 .. ..
1980 2)  1,278,102 302,818 711,226 65,900 36,200 140,725 21,233 .. ..
1985 1,331,971 323,584 701,544 87,709 46,632 149,399 23,103 .. ..
1990 1,365,341 364,452 640,062 123,471 65,896 147,297 24,161 .. ..
1991 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1992 1,374,961 376,429 617,303 129,031 75,617 151,373 25,208 .. ..
1993 1,377,451 380,753 607,921 129,429 79,739 153,774 25,835 .. ..
1994 1,379,852 388,417 593,787 131,899 81,755 157,429 26,565 .. ..
1995 1,382,970 395,953 579,578 135,996 85,309 159,063 27,071 .. ..
1996 1,386,414 403,584 566,686 140,194 88,906 159,563 27,481 .. ..
1997 1,389,920 410,743 553,729 144,557 93,058 159,918 27,915 .. ..
1998 1,393,793 418,927 539,899 150,272 96,228 160,059 28,408 .. ..
1999 1,397,660 427,138 526,257 155,476 99,922 160,157 28,710 .. ..
2000 1,401,963 436,019 514,868 160,132 102,581 159,432 28,931 .. ..
2001 1,407,759 446,404 501,981 166,601 105,399 158,440 28,934 .. ..
2002 1,411,947 454,977 492,524 170,368 107,443 157,143 29,093 207 192
2003 1,415,104 462,561 483,140 174,144 109,672 156,235 29,352 271 275
2004 1,420,781 471,962 475,705 177,095 111,294 154,851 29,192 325 357
2005 1,426,002 481,209 468,266 180,590 112,847 153,024 29,238 398 430
2006 1,431,376 488,880 461,569 184,732 114,671 151,475 29,101 455 493
2007 1,437,709 496,814 456,235 188,172 115,860 150,251 29,288 527 562
2008 1,444,386 504,728 452,180 191,177 115,966 149,631 29,460 579 665
Percentage
1950 100.0 19.0 63.8 .. .. 14.8 2.4 .. ..
1960 100.0 20.1 65.5 .. .. 12.5 1.9 .. ..
1970 1) 100.0 22.6 62.6 1.7 0.6 11.0 1.6 .. ..
1980 2)  100.0 23.7 55.6 5.2 2.8 11.0 1.7 .. ..
1985 100.0 24.3 52.7 6.6 3.5 11.2 1.7 .. ..
1990 100.0 26.7 46.9 9.0 4.8 10.8 1.8 .. ..
1991 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1992 100.0 27.4 44.9 9.4 5.5 11.0 1.8 .. ..
1993 100.0 27.6 44.1 9.4 5.8 11.2 1.9 .. ..
1994 100.0 28.1 43.0 9.6 5.9 11.4 1.9 .. ..
1995 100.0 28.6 41.9 9.8 6.2 11.5 2.0 .. ..
1996 100.0 29.1 40.9 10.1 6.4 11.5 2.0 .. ..
1997 100.0 29.6 39.8 10.4 6.7 11.5 2.0 .. ..
1998 100.0 30.1 38.7 10.8 6.9 11.5 2.0 .. ..
1999 100.0 30.6 37.7 11.1 7.1 11.5 2.1 .. ..
2000 100.0 31.1 36.7 11.4 7.3 11.4 2.1 .. ..
2001 100.0 31.7 35.7 11.8 7.5 11.3 2.1 .. ..
2002 100.0 32.2 34.9 12.1 7.6 11.1 2.1 0.0 0.0
2003 100.0 32.7 34.1 12.3 7.8 11.0 2.1 0.0 0.0
2004 100.0 33.2 33.5 12.5 7.8 10.9 2.1 0.0 0.0
2005 100.0 33.7 32.8 12.7 7.9 10.7 2.1 0.0 0.0
2006 100.0 34.2 32.2 12.9 8.0 10.6 2.0 0.0 0.0
2007 100.0 34.6 31.7 13.1 8.1 10.5 2.0 0.0 0.0
2008 100.0 34.9 31.3 13.2 8.0 10.4 2.0 0.0 0.0

Source: Families 2008, Population and Cause of Death Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marjut Pietiläinen, Timo Nikander (09) 1734 2798, (09) 1734 3250, vaesto.tilasto@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 29.5.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. 2008, Families by type in 1950–2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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