Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2009

Type of family Families total Families with underage children Persons in families Status in family: child
Total    Number of children aged 17 or under in family Total    Aged 17 or under
1 2 3 4-    
Families, total 55 757 21 221 8 853 8 422 3 021 925 156 660 53 110 39 070
Married couple without children 21 186 - - - - - 42 372 - -
Married couple with children 16 851 12 370 4 149 5 186 2 263 772 67 412 33 710 24 953
Cohabiting couple with children 4 525 4 112 1 968 1 668 406 70 16 756 7 706 6 820
Mother and children 6 362 3 977 2 259 1 327 316 75 15 864 9 502 6 198
Father and children 1 602 762 477 241 36 8 3 794 2 192 1 099
Cohabiting couple without children 5 231 - - - - - 10 462 - -

Source: Population and Cause of Death Statistics, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 30.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2009, Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2009/02/perh_2009_02_2010-11-30_tau_002_en.html