Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2015

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)
52 251 23 822 3 187 1 977 20 091 2 262 912
1 18 153 15 735 2 418 - - - -
2 18 268 6 611 665 837 9 142 1 013 -
3 10 759 1 251 90 705 7 544 857 312
4 3 697 178 11 311 2 581 290 326
5 952 37 2 92 597 67 157
6 - 422 10 1 32 227 35 117
Married couple 25 266 9 010 1 252 725 12 261 1 432 586
1 7 056 6 097 959 - - - -
2 8 477 2 385 248 322 4 970 552 -
3 6 307 444 36 247 4 810 580 190
4 2 445 68 7 109 1 842 210 209
5 657 11 2 32 455 58 99
6 - 324 5 - 15 184 32 88
Cohabiting
couple
26 985 14 812 1 935 1 252 7 830 830 326
1 11 097 9 638 1 459 - - - -
2 9 791 4 226 417 515 4 172 461 -
3 4 452 807 54 458 2 734 277 122
4 1 252 110 4 202 739 80 117
5 295 26 - 60 142 9 58
6 - 98 5 1 17 43 3 29
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 25.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2015, Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2019].
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