Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2012

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 55 408 20 764 8 576 8 393 2 946 849 154 657 51 616 38 118
Married couple without children 21 138 - - - - - 42 276 - -
Married couple with children 16 174 11 895 3 902 5 114 2 175 704 64 465 32 117 23 942
Cohabiting couple with children 5 552 - - - - - 11 104 - -
Mother and children 4 769 4 290 1 961 1 854 413 62 17 647 8 109 7 170
Father and children 6 120 3 771 2 176 1 207 311 77 15 275 9 155 5 867
Cohabiting couple without children 1 655 808 537 218 47 6 3 890 2 235 1 139

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: Riitta Harala


Updated 13.1.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2012, Appendix table 2. Swedish-speaking families by type and number of children of spouses/parents December 31, 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.4.2019].
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