Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2017

Family
type
Number
of
children 1)
Families' children are
Total 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 re-
constituted
families 2)
Total 51 315 23 196 3 213 2 072 19 587 2 303 944
1 17 659 15 201 2 458 - - - -
2 17 946 6 494 669 844 8 905 1 034 -
3 10 622 1 254 75 736 7 342 873 342
4 3 649 198 9 344 2 484 294 320
5 1 047 35 - 113 647 75 177
6- 392 14 2 35 209 27 105
Married
couple
Total 24 690 8 814 1 256 768 11 821 1 439 592
1 6 885 5 897 988 - - -
2 8 350 2 388 243 326 4 837 556 -
3 6 126 438 22 280 4 601 584 201
4 2 352 71 3 115 1 758 211 194
5 697 16 - 36 463 63 119
6- 280 4 - 11 162 25 78
Co-
habiting
couple
Total 26 625 14 382 1 957 1 304 7 766 864 352
1 10 774 9 304 1 470 - - - -
2 9 596 4 106 426 518 4 068 478 -
3 4 496 816 53 456 2 741 289 141
4 1 297 127 6 229 726 83 126
5 350 19 - 77 184 12 58
6- 112 10 2 24 47 2 27
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 5.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2017, Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.10.2019].
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