Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2009

Language of wife/mother Total Language of man/father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai   Chinese English Somali Other or unknown Family without a father
All families 1 450 488 1 181 155 75 381 8 950 3 698 111 1 280 4 455 1 074 24 561 149 823
Finnish 1 290 615 1 114 907 24 604 1 185 792 49 103 3 496 87 10 929 134 463
Swedish 73 664 18 344 47 793 30 37 11 7 289 6 785 6 362
Russian 19 064 7 277 290 7 267 318 2 5 54 1 562 3 288
Estonian 6 929 2 646 156 151 2 405 - - 18 2 170 1 381
Thai 3 254 2 773 154 1 7 45 2 8 - 32 232
Chinese 2 071 678 51 4 4 - 1 073 25 - 90 146
English 1 928 1 160 126 7 3 - 9 274 1 138 210
Somali 1 695 17 2 1 - - - 2 922 15 736
Other or unknown 21 503 6 064 603 169 39 3 58 218 16 11 328 3 005
Family without a mother 29 765 27 289 1 602 135 93 1 23 71 39 512 -

Source: Population and Cause of Death Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 30.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2009, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2009/02/perh_2009_02_2010-11-30_tau_004_en.html