Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2014

Family type
and
number
of
children 1)
Total Families' children are
Only
mother's
Only
father's
Mother's
and
father's
Mother's
and
common
Father's
and
common
Mother's,
father's
and
common
All reconstituted
families
2)
52 207 23 883 3 128 1 885 20 153 2 260 898
1 18 107 15 775 2 332 - - - -
2 18 205 6 639 683 795 9 054 1 034 -
3 10 826 1 255 93 666 7 664 843 305
4 3 738 170 15 304 2 638 289 322
5 937 35 5 88 575 59 175
6 - 394 9 - 32 222 35 96
Married couple 25 673 9 129 1 266 707 12 540 1 438 593
1 7 183 6 228 955 - - - -
2 8 581 2 374 257 321 5 054 575 -
3 6 429 448 39 239 4 949 562 192
4 2 523 66 11 104 1 907 218 217
5 653 11 4 31 442 51 114
6 - 304 2 - 12 188 32 70
Cohabiting
couple
26 534 14 754 1 862 1 178 7 613 822 305
1 10 924 9 547 1 377 - - - -
2 9 624 4 265 426 474 4 000 459 -
3 4 397 807 54 427 2 715 281 113
4 1 215 104 4 200 731 71 105
5 284 24 1 57 133 8 61
6 - 90 7 - 20 34 3 26
1) Number of children = number of children aged 17 or under in family
2) Reconstituted family = A family with children where not all the children under the age of 18 are the spouses common children

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.11.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2014, Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
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