Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2012

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 1 465 733 1 185 181 75 607 11 100 6 072 166 1 568 5 269 1 328 30 299 149 143
Finnish 1 289 987 1 114 397 24 696 1 387 1 080 77 127 4 042 93 12 617 131 471
Swedish 73 612 18 463 47 633 42 45 7 8 356 12 926 6 120
Russian 22 316 7 959 332 9 024 518 2 8 75 2 747 3 649
Estonian 10 046 2 995 184 218 4 205 - 3 34 - 259 2 148
Thai 4 345 3 663 218 4 8 67 1 13 - 51 320
Chinese 2 653 956 51 9 7 - 1 318 30 2 89 191
English 2 402 1 396 148 8 6 - 7 343 1 210 283
Somali 2 186 25 1 2 1 - 1 4 1 134 21 997
Other or unknown 27 472 7 425 689 237 63 10 68 290 19 14 707 3 964
Family without a mother 30 714 27 902 1 655 169 139 3 27 82 65 672 -

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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2012, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2012/02/perh_2012_02_2013-11-22_tau_004_en.html