Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2010

Type of family Number of children aged 0-17 living at home
Total       1           2           3         4       5 -     
Families, total 582 360 254 551 222 596 76 860 18 432 9 921
Married couple with children 356 943 129 766 147 768 56 739 14 134 8 536
Registered partnership 267 163 83 18 1 2
Cohabiting couple with children 107 368 55 450 39 029 10 246 2 079 564
Mother with children 101 946 58 377 31 681 9 032 2 084 772
Father with children 15 836 10 795 4 035 825 134 47
Relative proportion, %
Families total 100.0 43.7 38.2 13.2 3.2 1.7
Married couple with children 100.0 36.4 41.4 15.9 4.0 2.4
Registered partnership 100.0 61.0 31.1 6.7 0.4 0.7
Cohabiting couple with children 100.0 51.6 36.4 9.5 1.9 0.5
Mother with children 100.0 57.3 31.1 8.9 2.0 0.8
Father with children 100.0 68.2 25.5 5.2 0.8 0.3

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 30.11.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2010, Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.4.2019].
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