Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2017

Language
of wife/
mother
Language of man/father
Total Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai Arabic Chinese Somali Other
or
un-
known
Family
without
a father
All
families
1 471 500 1 168 062 74 552 14 074 8 206 287 5 770 2 075 1 889 44 125 152 460
Finnish 1 269 163 1 090 887 24 445 1 751 1 487 136 1 790 196 115 18 182 130 174
Swedish 72 603 18 358 46 391 48 64 13 93 6 7 1 489 6 134
Russian 26 512 8 634 391 11 311 722 1 97 10 8 1 143 4 195
Estonian 12 708 3 362 208 279 5 528 - 58 2 3 376 2 892
Thai 5 739 4 661 266 13 23 112 9 2 1 83 569
Arabic 4 536 157 13 4 4 - 3 247 - 9 231 871
Chinese 3 664 1 377 69 11 5 2 6 1 735 1 164 294
Somali 3 280 49 2 5 3 - 7 - 1 648 34 1 532
Other
or
un-
known
40 679 11 431 1 067 407 144 17 260 84 23 21 447 5 799
Family
without
a mother
32 616 29 146 1 700 245 226 6 203 40 74 976 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 5.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2017, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2017/02/perh_2017_02_2018-12-05_tau_004_en.html