Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2011

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 55 661 21 014 8 818 8 359 2 937 900 155 630 52 185 38 501
Married couple without children 21 123 - - - - - 42 246 - -
Married couple with children 16 426 12 051 4 025 5 109 2 181 736 65 432 32 580 24 244
Cohabiting couple with children 5 476 - - - - - 10 952 - -
Mother and children 4 759 4 293 2 041 1 781 406 65 17 572 8 054 7 093
Father and children 6 191 3 820 2 189 1 240 301 90 15 436 9 245 5 959
Cohabiting couple without children 1 686 850 563 229 49 9 3 992 2 306 1 205

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 9.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2011, Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
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