Families with underage children by type in 1950–2008

Year Total      Married couple with children   Cohabiting couple with children Mother and children  Father and children Registered partnership with children Persons in families with underage children    Families with children aged under 18 Families with children of all families, % Population belonging to families with children, %
1950 599,329 515,115 .. 74,319 9,895 .. .. 1,341,330 64.4 ..
1960 678,046 601,542 .. 67,381 9,123 .. .. 1,536,464 65.4 ..
1970 1) 677,035 602,076 5,800 61,173 7,986 .. .. 1,345,089 58.7 ..
1980 2) 688,732 572,142 32,100 74,839 9,651 .. .. 1,163,926 53.9 ..
1985 659,052 533,787 41,458 74,238 9,569 .. .. 1,136,027 49.5 ..
1990 640,637 490,999 59,900 78,948 10,790 .. 2,437,592 1,135,686 46.9 48.8
1991 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1992 647,571 479,057 69,622 86,848 12,044 .. 2,461,470 1,152,689 47.1 48.7
1993 647,123 470,980 73,332 90,267 12,544 .. 2,460,931 1,154,566 47.0 48.5
1994 643,799 459,978 75,233 95,426 13,162 .. 2,443,563 1,152,947 46.7 47.9
1995 639,610 449,241 78,528 98,351 13,490 .. 2,425,426 1,150,562 46.2 47.4
1996 635,034 438,883 82,135 100,219 13,797 .. 2,407,133 1,146,986 45.8 46.9
1997 630,472 428,922 86,176 101,309 14,065 .. 2,389,433 1,142,337 45.4 46.4
1998 625,392 418,883 89,315 102,767 14,427 .. 2,367,472 1,135,233 44.9 45.9
1999 619,641 408,234 92,819 103,872 14,716 .. 2,343,417 1,127,252 44.3 45.3
2000 612,627 398,892 95,120 103,984 14,631 .. 2,317,291 1,116,687 43.7 44.7
2001 605,322 389,174 97,738 103,866 14,544 .. 2,288,171 1,105,988 43.0 44.0
2002 598,917 381,340 99,625 103,286 14,634 32 2,265,406 1,096,705 42.4 43.5
2003 595,027 374,940 101,742 103,446 14,852 47 2,249,410 1,090,551 42.0 43.1
2004 592,809 371,323 103,214 103,376 14,837 59 2,239,701 1,087,510 41.7 42.8
2005 591,528 368,553 104,782 103,044 15,063 86 2,232,613 1,084,865 41.5 42.5
2006 589,448 365,326 106,422 102,469 15,111 120 2,223,718 1,080,728 41.2 42.1
2007 587,767 362,884 107,290 102,156 15,291 146 2,216,526 1,076,522 40.9 41.8
2008 585,224 360,904 107,034 101,717 15,382 187 2,206,209 1,071,800 40.5 41.4
Percentage
1950 100.0 85.9 .. 12.4 1.7 .. .. .. .. ..
1960 100.0 88.7 .. 9.9 1.3 .. .. .. .. ..
1970 100.0 88.9 0.9 9.0 1.2 .. .. .. .. ..
1980 100.0 83.1 4.7 10.9 1.4 .. .. .. .. ..
1985 100.0 81.0 6.3 11.3 1.5 .. .. .. .. ..
1990 100.0 76.6 9.4 12.3 1.7 .. .. .. .. ..
1991 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1992 100.0 74.0 10.8 13.4 1.9 .. .. .. .. ..
1993 100.0 72.8 11.3 13.9 1.9 .. .. .. .. ..
1994 100.0 71.4 11.7 14.8 2.0 .. .. .. .. ..
1995 100.0 70.2 12.3 15.4 2.1 .. .. .. .. ..
1996 100.0 69.1 12.9 15.8 2.2 .. .. .. .. ..
1997 100.0 68.0 13.7 16.1 2.2 .. .. .. .. ..
1998 100.0 67.0 14.3 16.4 2.3 .. .. .. .. ..
1999 100.0 65.9 15.0 16.8 2.4 .. .. .. .. ..
2000 100.0 65.1 15.5 17.0 2.4 .. .. .. .. ..
2001 100.0 64.3 16.1 17.2 2.4 .. .. .. .. ..
2002 100.0 63.7 16.6 17.2 2.4 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2003 100.0 63.0 17.1 17.4 2.5 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2004 100.0 62.6 17.4 17.4 2.5 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2005 100.0 62.3 17.7 17.4 2.5 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2006 100.0 62.0 18.1 17.4 2.6 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2007 100.0 61.7 18.3 17.4 2.6 0.0 .. .. .. ..
2008 100.0 61.7 18.3 17.4 2.6 0.0 .. .. .. ..

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

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Updated 29.5.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
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