Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2016

Language
of wife/
mother
Total Language of man/father Family
without
a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai Arabic Chinese English Other or
unknown
All families 1 475 583 1 176 530 74 958 13 766 8 199 258 4 719 1 979 6 440 37 275 151 459
Finnish 1 278 006 1 100 370 24 544 1 667 1 444 115 1 564 187 4 705 13 275 130 135
Swedish 72 968 18 455 46 722 47 56 12 82 9 411 1 037 6 137
Russian 26 140 8 645 389 11 164 716 1 79 9 95 1 009 4 033
Estonian 12 756 3 368 208 278 5 599 0 53 1 43 345 2 861
Thai 5 551 4 569 264 10 23 106 5 3 10 63 498
Arabic 3 670 154 12 2 4 0 2 545 1 13 202 737
Chinese 3 498 1 333 66 11 6 2 3 1 643 39 124 271
English 3 122 1 681 165 9 8 0 12 12 528 305 402
Other or unknown 37 921 9 319 865 361 127 18 212 79 457 20 098 6 385
Family
without
a mother
31 951 28 636 1 723 217 216 4 164 35 139 817 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2016, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2016/02/perh_2016_02_2017-11-24_tau_004_en.html