Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2017

Language
of
mother
Language of father
Total Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Arabic Somali Thai Chinese Other
or
un-
known
Family
without
a father
All
families
with
underage
children
566 242 391 053 25 182 6 803 4 282 4 020 1 530 132 1 137 25 164 106 939
Finnish 465 060 356 535 8 054 602 651 838 65 64 72 8 871 89 308
Swedish 26 301 6 245 15 353 15 32 51 4 9 3 743 3 846
Russian 13 606 3 281 186 5 679 385 51 2 1 3 606 3 412
Estonian 7 271 1 340 95 145 2 974 22 - - - 182 2 513
Arabic 3 782 78 8 2 2 2 726 7 - - 173 786
Somali 2 819 22 1 2 3 4 1 388 - - 19 1 380
Thai 2 770 2 062 116 2 8 4 - 41 2 40 495
Chinese 2 004 677 35 1 3 1 - - 988 68 231
Other
or un-
known
24 988 5 240 503 190 56 166 13 11 42 13 799 4 968
Family
without
a mother
17 641 15 573 831 165 168 157 51 6 27 663 -

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 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2017/02/perh_2017_02_2018-12-05_tau_005_en.html